Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 245(a)(2)PC-Assault with a deadly weapon-firearm13700PC-Domestic Violence
Report Number:
2012-3596    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
245(a)(2)PC-Assault with a deadly weapon-firearm13700PC-Domestic Violence
Location:
Buckridge Road Point Arena
When: Date: 02-15-2012 Time: 0053
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: Female Adult Point Arena,CA
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Dane Kraich 49 Point Arena,CA
         
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Synopsis: On 2-15-2012 at approximately 0053 the Mendocino County Sheriffs Office received a telephone call from the victim's neighbor advising the victim had been assaulted.

Deputies contacted the victim at the neighbors residence who advised deputies she had been shot by the suspect during some type of domestic incident between the two outside their residence.

The victim was subsequently airlifted, via medical helicopter, to an out of county hospital, for a shotgun pellet injury to her backside. The victim is in stable condition.

Deputies attempted to locate the suspect with negative results. They further believe the suspect is still armed when he fled the residence.

Deputies along with detectives are conducting further follow up investigation into the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the incident or Kraich's whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Mendocino County Sheriffs Office at 707-463-4086 or 707-234-2100. Callers can remain anonymous.

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