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Man Arrested for Discharging a Shotgun in Apple Valley (Video)

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) Many Apple Valley residents were shaken up by the sound of gunfire Tuesday night.

On March 21, 2017, at about 8:35 p.m. deputies responded to a report of shots fired in the 15000 block of Tonekai Road and Broken Bow Road in the Town of Apple Valley.

A deputy at the scene carried out two brown papered bags containing evidence. (Hugo C. Valdez, Victor Valley News)
A deputy at the scene carried out two brown papered bags containing evidence. (Hugo C. Valdez, Victor Valley News)

Deputies arrived on scene to find several subjects in the front parking lot of the apartment complex. While securing the scene, a black Mossberg shotgun was recovered underneath a vehicle in the driveway.

Roberto Sanchez, 32, was observed walking away from the vehicle and was found to be in possession of a shotgun shell. Sanchez was found to be a convicted felon in possession of ammunition.

Upon further investigation, a search warrant was served at one of the apartments where a shotgun along with multiple spent shotgun rounds was located.

Cedrick Buckner, 26, was contacted inside the apartment and later arrested and booked for negligent discharge of a firearm.

After a search of the apartment complex, no one was found to be injured as a result of the gunfire.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Jason Grantham of the Apple Valley Police Station at (760) 240-7400. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact We-Tip Hotline at 1(800) 78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com

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