This was not a random act of violence. Upton and the victim know each other, however the exact motive for the shooting is still unknown.◼ Steven Upton arrested early hours this morning, located in Trinity County - John Chiv/Words Worth 11/13/15 9:25
The victim was treated at St. Joseph Hospital for two gunshot wounds. One to the leg and one to her hand. She was flown to an out of the area hospital due to her injuries. Her injuries are not expected to be life threatening.
◼ Steven Upton in custody for E Street shooting last night - John Chiv/Words Worth
◼ E Street Shooting Suspect in Custody, Eureka Police Say - Lost Coast Outpost
◼ Woman Shot Multiple Times on E Street in Eureka; Suspect Remains At Large - Ryan Burns/Lost Coast Outpost
Eureka Police Captain Brian Stephens says officers responded to reports of multiple shots fired and arrived to find a female with multiple gunshot wounds. She was conscious and speaking when emergency personnel arrived. She was transported to St. Joseph Hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time.◼ Steven Upton being sought in E street shooting same guy who refused to testify in the Bodhi Tree case - John Chiv/Words Worth
The suspect in the shooting has been identified as Steven Nicholas Upton, a white male age 26 who was last seen running south on foot.
◼ A woman is taken away by ambulance at a reported shooting on E Street in Eureka tonight. - Times-Standard