UPDATE, 7/20/18, 12:45 p.m. — According to scanner traffic, a suspect was apprehended around 11:00 p.m. We will have more information in the morning.
UPDATE, 10:33 p.m. — The manhunt seems to be ongoing, based on scanner chatter. The Ukiah Police Department and the California Highway Patrol, as well as the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office appear to be involved in the search. CalFire and other local emergency departments responded to the medical call, but it’s unclear the condition of the victims. It also seems that a k-9 unit was brought in. The chase began in a car and the suspect bailed. A handgun was found in the car.
MENDOCINO Co., 7/19/18 — A shooting occurred in Ukiah somewhere between 9:45 p.m. and 10:05 p.m tonight, which has resulted in first a brief car chase and then a foot pursuit. As of 10:15 p.m. the suspect was still at large and an intensive search was being conducted near Talmage Rd. and Airport Rd. somewhere in the vicinity of the Ukiah Walmart.
It appears that the shooting occurred near Empire Dr. and Bush St. and that two people were shot. Scanner traffic also indicates that a medical helicopter was dispatched and is taking at least one person to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.
Be careful in these areas.
This information is coming over the scanner, and will be updated and potentially revised.