Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Captain Greg Van Patten has told MendoFever that an early morning shooting near the 28000 block of Albion Ridge Road resulted in life-threatening injuries and the suspect fleeing the scene.
Captain Van Patten confirmed that the shooting occurred around 2:00 a.m. and the search for the suspect is ongoing. He told us Sheriff’s Detectives and Coast Patrol deputies are currently conducting investigations at this time and characterized the suspect as armed and dangerous.
The request of a Nixle Alert issued by MCSO at 2:47 a.m. asking residents to remain indoors still stands as of 7:25 a.m., Captain Van Patten made clear.
For the record, the following is the language of the Nixle Alert:
POLICE ACTIVITY IN THE AREA OF 28000 BLOCK OF ALBION RIDGE RD, ALBION. REQUESTING CITZENS REMAIN INDOORS. FURTHER INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.
UPDATE 11:42 p.m.: A Nixle Alert issued by MCSO indicates that two suspects associated with the shooting have been apprehended and the Shelter-In-Place order for the Albion Ridge Road area has been lifted.
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