VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A 30-year-old Apple Valley man identified as Johnnie Rodriguez was arrested for attempted murder after a shooting in the parking lot of Cosmos Taverna in Victorville.
It happened at about 2:00 am, on October 2, 2022, in the 12400 block of Mariposa Road.
Sheriff’s spokeswoman Gloria Huerta told VVNG that multiple subjects were involved in a physical altercation at the location and one subject fired a handgun and fled the scene.
In a Monday afternoon news release, sheriff’s officials said the suspect fired a ghost gun during a fight and fled in a blue Chevrolet Camaro that was located by responding deputies.
Deputies conducted a search of the vehicle and located an un-serialized Polymer 80 handgun (Ghost Gun). Deputies arrested Rodriguez for attempted murder, negligent discharge of a firearm, and possession of an un-serialized firearm.
While conducting their investigation at Cosmos, deputies made two unrelated arrests for disorderly conduct; public intoxication.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact 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 www.wetip.com.To follow updates to this article and more, join our newsgroup on Facebook with over 165,000 members. Like our Facebook page, and Follow us on Instagram and Twitter.
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