Gunshot victim in intensive care, authorities searching for suspect

DEL NORTE COUNTY- A Crescent City man is in the intensive care unit after he was shot in the hip with a handgun. The victim, Ronnie Meyer Sr. told the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office it was 31-year-old Michael Loftin, also of Crescent City, who shot him after a verbal argument broke out over a truck.
 
It happened on Tuesday night around 10:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of Douglas Street. After the shooting Loftin reportedly fled the scene. Authorities have issued a “be on the lookout.”
 
If you have any information you’re asked to call the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office at 464-4191. 
 
(Pictured: Michael Loftin, 31 years old)