Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison After Shooting at Police Officers

EUREKA, Ca. (KIEM) – A Humboldt county man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison after shooting at police officers.

Judge Christopher Wilson sentenced 29-year-old Clayton Lasinski to 11 years behind bars for assault with a firearm, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, exhibiting a weapon at a peace officer, and resisting a peace officer with threat or force. 

Back in December of 2016, the CHP attempted a traffic stop in Eureka.

Lasinski fled the scene, drove to a local hotel then pointed a firearm at two employees and a Eureka Police Officer who then back fired at Lasinski.

He continued on foot until he was shot by an officer on 5th street.

Lasinski will be required to serve 85% of his sentence.