According to a press release from the Eureka Police Department:
On Thursday, 9-6-12, a little after 9:00 pm, EPD Officers were dispatched to an assault with a deadly weapon in the vicinity of 4th and D Streets in Eureka.
Arriving Officers located the victim on-scene. The victim had suffered a life threatening injury and was immediately transported to St. Joseph’s hospital for emergency treatment. The victim is a Eureka resident and is expected to survive his injuries. No suspect has been identified or located at this time. The Eureka Police Criminal Investigations Division is requesting the public’s help in catching the suspect in this investigation. The suspect is described as a white male adult, 40s – 50s, 6-1”, 230 lbs, with dark hair and a medium length beard.
Anyone who may have witnessed this assault or who knows the suspect is encouraged to contact Detective Sergeant Nova and/or the Eureka Police Criminal Investigations Division: Police Department Phone: (707) 441-4060; Criminal Investigations: (707) 441-4300