\Santa Rosa Man Arrested for Attempted Homicide

The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Santa Rosa man in connection with a homicide attempt in Covelo. 47-year-old Paulino Marin, allegedly firing several shots at a 19-year-old Covelo man who was struck at least once. The shooting occurred in an area that belongs to the Round Valley Tribe. Marin was reportedly setting up a commercial marijuana growing operation at the location, and law enforcement says there was no evidence that the marijuana operation was for medical purposes or allowable under state and county guidelines. 788 marijuana plants were eradicated.