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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Thursday April 4th, 2019 :: 11:05 a.m. PDT


Deputies arrest Luis Bautista for attempted murder

DATE/TIME: April 3, 2019 / 4:19 pm

INCIDENT: Attempted Murder

LOCATION: 12800 block of Cimarron Way, Victorville

SUSPECT(S): Luis Manuel Bautista, 64-year old Victorville resident

VICTIM(S): Victor Eduardo Bautista, 47-year old Adelanto resident

SUMMARY: On April 3, 2019, deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to the 12800 block of Cimarron Way, for a reported assault with a weapon.

Victor Bautista went to the home of his brother, Luis Bautista, to confront him about a financial matter. The verbal argument escalated to a physical fight. During the fight, Luis went into his home and returned with a handgun. He pointed the gun at Victor and fired one shot, missing Victor. Deputies arrived at the scene and detained Luis. Both men were treated at the scene for minor injuries sustained during the fight.

Luis Bautista was arrested and booked at the High Desert Detention Center for attempted murder. He is scheduled to appear in Victorville Superior Court on April 5, 2019.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy A. Bandari or Deputy M. Young at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171902895

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

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

SBSD - Victorville Police Department
14200 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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