‘Man With A Gun’ Report Leads To Arrest

A man with a gun report leads to an arrest in McKinleyville. On Thursday at about 11:10 AM, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a man with a gun on the 1600 block of Sutter Rd. It was reported that a male subject was shooting at vehicles that were passing by.
Deputies immediately responded to the area and located the subject who was still on scene. Deputies were able to quickly and safely detain the subject and secure the gun, which was located in his pocket. Although the gun had no identifying markings and appeared to be an actual firearm, it was later determined to be a CO2 powered pellet gun. While on scene, Deputies spoke to other victims who said the subject had fired the gun at them as well. There were no injuries sustained during the incident. The suspect, Tyler Godwin, age 32, was arrested for charges relating to the brandishing of a firearm.