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Press Release
Eureka Police Department
604 C Street
Eureka, CA  95501

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


Subject :

Report of Firearm on Campus
Contact : Brittany Powell, Public Information Officer, Police    (707) 441-4388
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On January 25, 2022, at about 3:25 p.m., the Eureka Police Department was notified that Eureka High School was placed on lockdown after receiving the report of a firearm brandished in a locker room. Officers responded and set up a perimeter and began investigating.


At about 3:55 p.m., officers located and detained the involved students. During the course of the investigation, officers located a BB gun and confirmed that it was what was brandished during the incident. No injuries were reported.


At about 4:30 p.m., the lockdown was lifted and students were released. The Eureka Police Department is working closely with Eureka High School to further investigate the incident.