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Hoopa shooting victim dies
One of the Hoopa shooting victims has died.
Three men were injured during a shooting Saturday afternoon at a residence on Pine Creek Road. The victims were shot with a handgun and airlifted to Mercy Medical Center Redding.
The deceased person has been identified as Daniel Peter Colegrove, age 73, of Hoopa. Cause of death will not be released until completion of an autopsy.
The suspect, 53-year-old Rodney Ortiz of Willow Creek was arrested Sunday night in Eureka. Police are still investigating a motive in the case but say the suspect knew the victims and got into an argument prior to the shooting.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a criminal investigation regarding this incident.
Anyone with information related to this incident is requested to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251.