APPLE VALLEY: (VVNG.com)- Police are asking for the publics help in locating a suspect wanted for attempted murder. According to a press release, on Monday, October 13th, 2014 at approximately 7:58 p.m., deputies from the Apple Valley Police Station responded to a business in the 21500 block of Bear Valley Road reference an attempted murder.
The suspect identified as 53-year-old Jose Pinella III, a resident of Phelan had been involved in a prior dating relationship with the female victim and had found out she was now dating someone new.
The suspect fled the location and dumped the shotgun under a vehicle in the parking lot of the business. The suspect left in a 2012 Silver Honda Civic California license plate 6XXD883. The suspect is believed to be armed. The male victim was flown to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center for treatment of a gunshot wound.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Alex Naoum at the Apple Valley Police Station (760) 240-7400 or anonymous tips can be made to WE TIP at 1800-78-CRIME.