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SBSD - Barstow Sheriff's Department
Thursday April 6th, 2017 :: 10:39 a.m. PDT


Deputies arrest a suspect for attempted murder in Daggett

DATE/TIME: April 5, 2017 at approximately 3:00 p.m.

INCIDENT: Attempted Murder

LOCATION: 35000 block of Sante Fe St., Daggett

SUSPECT(S): John Hernandez, 25 year old resident of Newberry Springs

VICTIM(S): Confidential


On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at approximately 3:00 p.m. deputies from the Barstow Sheriff's Station responded to the 35000 block of Sante Fe St., in Daggett for a report of a subjet being shot at the location.

Upon arrival, deputies determined the suspect, John Hernandez, was involved in a physical altercation with the victim. During the altercation the suspect shot the victim.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. Hernandez was seen running from the scene. Responding deputies saw Hernandez north of the location in the open desert and tracked him to the Desert Springs RV Park.

Deputies located Hernandez inside a trailer within the park. Hernandez was taken into custody and booked at the High Desert Detention Center for attempted murder.

Anyone with information regarding this incident are urged to contact Detective John Parks of the Barstow Sheriff's Station (760) 256-4838. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800 78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer: Detective John Parks, Deputy K. Bubier

Station: Barstow Sheriff's Station

Phone No. (760) 256-4838

Case No. 081700494

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Barstow Sheriff's Department
225 E Mountain View St
Barstow, CA 92311

Emergency: 9-1-1

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