FORTUNA- The 39 year old victim of Wednesday's attempted murder-suicide in Fortuna's Forest Hills neighborhood is now listed as in critical but stable condition.
The woman underwent more surgery today to remove a bullet lodged in her spine. According to the Fortuna Police Department, she was shot as many as four times in the chest on her porch during a custody exchange dispute. The alleged shooter, 47 year old Russell Allan Kellim from Eureka, then turned the gun on himself.
The woman is being treated at UC Davis Medical Center. Details about the minutes leading up to the shooting are still unclear. Police say they are waiting to talk to the victim to get the full story.