BPD: 3 arrested after shooting on Sunday on Forrest Street in Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield police arrested three people Sunday after they said at least one of them shot at an opposing gang member.

Around 4:52 p.m. Sunday, Bakersfield police officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Forrest Street regarding shots fired.

When officers arrived, citizens directed them to two addresses where they said shots came from.

Officers said they detained the occupants of both residences after they ordered them out of the homes.

Officers said they discovered that the shots fired were at an opposing gang member who resides down the street.

Search warrants were obtained for both homes and police said they arrested 24 year old Richard Dorado of Bakersfield for assault with a deadly weapon and participation in a criminal street gang.

When officers searched the second home they said they located driver's licenses of people who were recent victims of thefts.

Police then arrested 24 year old Nicolas Salinas and 25 year old Kaitlin Forcucci, both of Bakersfield, for five counts of possession of stolen property.

Salinas was also arrested for felon in possession of ammunition. 

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