Kern County Sheriff's Office: Two people arrested in connection to shooting in Wasco

Wasco Shooting, December 14, 2019
Posted at 8:50 AM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 11:50:49-05

WASCO, Calif. — Two men have been arrested in connection to a shooting that took place in Wasco on Saturday. According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched to the 700 block of Griffith Avenue where they found a 33-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to Kern Medical by helicopter and is currently in stable condition.

On Monday at around 6 p.m., deputies arrested 27-year-old Juan Casillas of Wasco and 35-year-old Maria Ramirez of McFarland in connection to the shooting. They face charges of attempted murder, robbery and conspiracy.

Anyone with additional information regarding this investigation (2019-00199840) is requested to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040.