Male suspect shoots two including deputy in Ferndale

FERNDALE- The male suspect shot a deputy and one other victim just before 1 Sunday morning. The suspect was also injured and transported to St. Joseph Hospital. The deputy was shot in the shoulder and has been released from the hospital.

UPDATE: From HCSO: Ferndale officer-involved shooting suspect Hugo Parral-Aguirre was located just before 4:30 a.m.

and taken into custody. Parral-Aguirre was transported to a local hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the suspect of an early morning officerinvolved

Just after 12 a.m. today sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 700 block of Coppini Lane in Ferndale for a welfare check. Deputies arrived on scene around 12:50 a.m.

A deputy was shot shortly after arrival. The deputy was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition.

The suspect is still outstanding and is identified as Hugo “Pelon” Aguirre. Aguirre is described as an adult male, 5’3″, with brown hair and brown eyes. Multiple local law enforcement agencies are assisting in the search.

Residents in the Ferndale Bottoms area are asked to stay inside while the investigation is