3 arrests made in attempted market robbery

One suspect shot in head

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield police said they have arrested three people wanted in-connection with a market robbery where one person was shot in the head.

Officials said that the investigation revealed that all four suspects entered the Mi Tierra Market located at 300 South Owens St. the business together. 

One of the men used a cellular telephone to simulate a firearm and told the clerk to put his hands up in the air, officers said.

The clerk said he thought he was going to be robbed at gunpoint and immediately retrieved a firearm, officers said.

The clerk fired one shot striking one of the suspects in the head. Officers said store surveillance video corroborated the clerk’s statement. 

With the exception of the suspect who was hospitalized and unable to provide a statement, all of the suspects were later located and interviewed.

The men were identified as Alejandro Jacabo, 26; Miguel Segrua, 30; and Luis Jacabo, 22 all of Bakersfield. 

The three men who were interviewed by detectives were arrested on charges of robbery, conspiracy, participation in a criminal street gang, and assault with a deadly weapon.

The fourth suspect is still hospitalized at Kern Medical Center. His name will be released in the event he is arrested. 

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