Bakersfield police arrest three teenagers in connection with southwest Bakersfield shootout

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield police has arrested three teenagers in connection with a shootout in southwest Bakersfield, Tuesday. 

Police arrested Charles Griggs, 19, Gerardo Felix, 19, and Javier Campos, 19,all from Bakersfield, in connection with a shooting that left one woman injured. 

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Police said the three suspects are believed to be gang members of the "Blasting On Crews" a graffiti tagging gang. 

Griggs was arrested on Tuesday for assault with a deadly weapon and conspiracy. Police found him at the Mercy Southwest Hospital after he was treated for a minor leg wound that had resulted from the shootout. 

Felix was was located in the 1400 block of Truxtun Avenue and arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and conspiracy, according to BPD officers. \

Campos was found Thursday and arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, conspiracy and participation in a criminal street gang.

Police said they do not believe the victims are involved in any gang related activity and the motivation for the attack is still under investigation. 

This investigation is continuing and anyone with information about this case or the BOC graffiti tagging crew is encouraged to call Detective Damacio Diaz at (661) 326-3513 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

 

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