On June 12, 2019 at approximately 4:08 pm, Officers from the Eureka Police Department were dispatched to a report of shots fired in an alley near the intersection of W. Grant and Pine Streets. It was reported that there were two males on scene. Officers responded and secured the scene. During the search of the scene items were located that lead investigators to believe shots had been fired as reported.
A subject matching the description of one of the males that was on scene, at the time of the shooting, was seen running near Broadway and Wabash. This subject was only described as a white male adult wearing all black clothing. A citizen witnessed this subject throw an unknown item into a yard near this intersection. Officers entered the yard and located a handgun. At this time, it is unknown if the handgun is related to the shooting investigation.
Officers and Detectives did a public safety canvas near the scene of the shooting for victims and witnesses and no victims were located.
This is an ongoing, active investigation and additional information may be released at a later time. Anyone who may have additional information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Bise at 441-4109. Detective Bise would especially like to speak to the citizen who witnessed the subject throwing the into the yard.