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California City Police Department
Monday April 1st, 2019 :: 05:56 p.m. PDT


Police investigating shooting - Suspect apprehended - Victor Plaza

California City - Shortly after 3:00 PM today, officers responded to the Victor Plaza area of California City for a reported shooting. Witnesses reported seeing a male shooting a handgun from a vehicle. No one was reported struck by the gunfire. Police searched the area for the suspected shooters vehicle. It was described as a black Infinity sedan. The suspect was described as a hispanic male 30-35 years of age with tattoos on his face.

Officers spotted the suspect vehicle near the scene and quickly apprehended the suspect without incident. Officers recovered a spent shell casing at the scene and a handgun was found in the suspect's car.

The suspect was identified as 32 year-old Brandon Hernandez of Cal City.

He is being charged with multiple weapons violations including assault with deadly weapon/firearm.

Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or may have information is asked to call police at 760-373-8606.


California City Police Department
21130 Hacienda Blvd
California City, CA 93505

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 760-373-8606

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