BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: One Dead in Kneeland Shooting
One person is dead and another wounded in a drug related shooting this morning in Kneeland.
According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office at least 2 people have been shot in a marijuana garden near the Kneeland Airport and a suspect has been arrested.
Deputies pulled over 28 year old suspect Mikal Wilde and arrested him near the scene. Authorities, along with SWAT have set up a staging area at the Kneeland Airport.
One victim was shot in the face and authorities say he walked several miles for help, he was later air lifted to a hospital in Redding and is in stable condition.
Late Thursday afternoon District Attorney Paul Gallegos told News Channel 3 reporters that there is still at least one more victim on scene. He added, this is being investigated as a homicide but would not confirm the victim still on scene was dead or alive.
Other reports have claimed there are 3 deceased in a field. Gallegos said those numbers were false but would not go into more detail.
Stay tuned to our website for more information. We will also have complete coverage of this story tonight on News Channel 3 at 5, 6 and 11.