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Police Searching For Attempted Murder Suspect After Bullet Grazes Victim’s Head

VICTORVILLE, CA:(VVNG.com)– Authorities are searching for a suspect wanted for attempted murder after firing multiple rounds at occupants sitting in a vehicle.

The shooting was reported on Friday, October 14th at 11:28 p.m. along the 14000 block of Honey Hill Street in Victorville.

Deputies from the Victorville police responded to the residence reference shots fired.

When deputies arrived at the location they discovered several rounds had been fired at multiple subjects, who were sitting in their vehicles.

According to a press release, two vehicles were stopped next to each other while the occupants talked. A third vehicle pulled up behind them and a male in the vehicle asked if they were looking for someone and began shooting. At least eight shots were fired at the occupants.

The suspect immediately fled the scene in the third vehicle.

One of the rounds grazed the back of a victim’s head. The victim was taken to a local hospital and treated for the injury.

The suspect is described as an African-American man driving a dark colored, 4 door sedan, possibly a Honda or Toyota.

Detectives are asking that anyone with information about this investigation contact Detective Mike Mason of the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. 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 www.wetip.com.

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