Weitchpec Yurok Elementary School goes on lockdown after man shot in head

HOOPA, Ca. (KIEM) – Weitchpec Yurok Elementary School goes on lockdown after a man is shot in the head.

It happened at around 11 yesterday morning at a property on lower Weitchpec School Road.

The 69-year-old man was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Deputies interviewed multiple subjects but no arrest have been made.

Along with the Sheriff’s Office, the CHP, Yurok and Hoopa Valley Tribal Police responded to the scene. The investigation is ongoing.