UPDATE 8:40pm: Reader reports are coming in, indicating that the man has died in an apparent suicide, of a self inflicted gunshot wound.
MENDOCINO, Co. 4/27/17 — A 25 year old man has been shot in the head, in Fort Bragg, suffering a potentially fatal wound. Scanner traffic has reported this as a potential fatality, but other reports indicate the man has died.
The shooting occurred on Hare Creek Rd., Fort Bragg, this evening according to scanner traffic, and was initially reported by CalFire around 6:55pm. Paul McCarthy, at Mendocino Sports Plus, provided the detail that the victim is a 25 year old male, though the identity of the victim is unknown at this time. MSP also witnessed a Mendocino Coast Hospital ambulance and a Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office vehicle turning onto Hare Creek Rd. MCSO deputies are on the scene.
The status of the victim is unknown at this time, but it appears the wound was grave. We’ll update as more information becomes available.
Here is a video from the MSP post on Facebook: