Authorities still haven't released the names of the suspect killed or the Del Norte County Sheriff's deputies who were stabbed during an officer-involved shooting at 350 E. Madison Ave., Crescent City on Monday.
However, California Highway Patrol Officer Brandy Gonzalez said Tuesday the deputies are in stable condition and have been released from Sutter Coast Hospital.
At 9:33 a.m. Monday a call over the police scanner for shots fired, officers down and a possible stabbing near the corner of Madison Avenue and Northcrest Drive. According to Gonzalez, the deputies were responding to a disturbance between roommates, made contact with one roommate who became hostile.
The suspect sustained multiple gunshot wounds and died in the operating room at Sutter Coast Hospital at about 1 p.m. Monday, Undersheriff Bill Steven told the Triplicate. The suspect's family were notified of his death later that afternoon, Steven said.
The Del Norte County Sheriff's Office has turned the investigation over to the CHP.
According to CHP Cmdr. Larry Depee, the agency's Critical Incident Investigation Team and Multi-discplinary Accident Investigation Team from its Northern Division office in Redding will work on the investigation. The CHP will also work with the Del Norte County District Attorney to conduct a parallel investigation, Depee said.
He said the investigation could take six months to a year to complete.