UPDATE: Shooting suspect found hiding inside parked vehicle
DEL NORTE COUNTY- A Crescent City man wanted for allegedly shooting and injuring another man has been arrested.
31-year-old Michael Loftin was found hiding in the back seat of a vehicle in the Denny’s parking lot off Highway 101 on Friday, three days after he reportedly shot Ronnie Meyer Sr. in the hip. The victim told the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office, Loftin shot him after a verbal argument broke out over a truck on Douglas Street.
Loftin is now facing charges for Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Car Jacking. As for Ronnie Meyer Sr., he is still recovering from his injuries and is in stable condition.
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