Man arrested in connection with fatal Super 8 Motel shooting

Man accused of killing Angel Rios Jr.

Bakersfield police officers have arrested another person who was wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of 46-year-old Angel Rios Jr. in front of the Super 8 Motel on Wible Road.

At about 5:45 a.m. on August 14, officers were sent to the Super 8 Motel regarding a shooting.

As officers arrived, they said another call was received regarding a victim of an assault with a deadly weapon at the Chevron Gas Station located at 3300 White Lane.

Officers said they found Rios who was suffering from a single gunshot wound and was the victim from the Super 8 Motel. Rios was taken to Kern Medical Center where he later died.

During the course of the investigation, it was discovered there were two suspects involved, officials said. Oscar Rene Quintero Medina, 28, is described as Hispanic, 6 feet tall, weighing 175 pounds.

He has short black hair, brown eyes and a large “KC” tattooed on the left side of his head. There is an active warrant for Medina charging him with murder, robbery, conspiracy and gang participation.

On Monday, Bakersfield police detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Persons Unit with the assistance of the California Parole Apprehension Team said they found 23-year-old Jose Junior Trejo at an apartment in the 1300 block of Pacheco Road.

Trejo was arrested on charges of murder, robbery, conspiracy, felon in possession of a firearm, and participation in a criminal street gang.

Trejo was taken to the Kern County Jail where he was booked.

Medina is still outstanding and is to be considered armed and dangerous.

 

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