Eureka Police Department<br />Press Release Eureka Police Department
Press Release
Eureka Police Department
604 C Street
Eureka, CA  95501

Phone:  (707) 441-4060
FAX:     (707) 441-4334


8/29/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE 08252017
Subject :

EPD Investigating Homicide on 1300 Block of 7th Street
Contact : Chief Watson, ,     (707) 441-4084
    
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On Friday, August 25, 2017, at around 6:00 PM, Eureka Police Department officers responded to a report of shots fired at a residence on the 1300 block of 7th Street, Eureka. The caller, 75-year-old David Alan Kobak, reported he had just been involved in a shooting inside the residence.

Upon arrival a short time later, officers contacted and detained Kobak near the front door entrance. Kobak was cooperative. Officers then entered the residence where they found an adult male victim lying on the floor bleeding from multiple gunshot wounds.

Emergency medical assistance was requested and lifesaving efforts were attempted. However, the male was subsequently declared deceased at the scene. Kobak was later arrested by EPD detectives for 187(a) PC – Murder.

The victim’s identity is being withheld until the next of kin are notified.
This is an ongoing investigation and further information will be released as it becomes available.





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