MENDOCINO Co., 1/7/19 -- A young man was injured, early New Year's Day, when his residence in Redwood Valley was shot at by "an unknown number of people," according to a press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office.
The victim, who is 19, was apparently in bed at around 3 a.m. when struck by a bullet, receiving a "non-life threatening gunshot wound." Deputies responding to the call, to a house in the 3000 block of Road J in Redwood Valley, detectives were dispatched and the victim was taken by ambulance to Ukiah Valley Medical Center.
The case remains under investigation and motive etc. remain unclear.
If anyone has any tips they can contact the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office Tip-Line at 707-234-2100 or the WE-TIP anonymous crime reporting hotline at 800-732-7463.
Here is the press release from the MCSO:
DATE: "January 7, 2019"
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
246 PC (Shooting at an inhabited dwelling)
245(A)(2) PC (Assault with a firearm)
3000 block of Road J in Redwood Valley, CA
Date of Incident:
Adult Male (19 year-old, Redwood Valley, CA)
Sgt. James L. Wells #2420
On 01-01-2019 at about 3:20 AM, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office dispatch center received a 911 call from a residence on Road J in Redwood Valley, California.
The caller advised someone had shot into the residence injuring at least one person.
Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene and found evidence that an unknown number of people had shot into the residence.
In the residence, Deputies located a 19 year-old male adult suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim advised he was asleep in his bed when he heard gunshots and immediately felt pain.
Redwood Valley Fire Department personnel along with an ambulance arrived and transported the victim to the Ukiah Valley Medical Center for treatment.
Mendocino County Sheriff's Office Detectives were notified of the incident and came to assist patrol Deputies on scene. At this time the case remains under investigation.
Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office Tip-Line by calling 707-234-2100 or the WE-TIP anonymous crime reporting hotline by calling 800-732-7463.
Captain Gregory L. Van Patten #1184