Third arrest made in deadly Motel 6 shooting

Posted at 8:59 AM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 12:00:20-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A third person was arrested in connection to a deadly shooting at a Motel 6 in East Bakersfield in December.

33-year-old Oscar Hernandez by the Kern County Sheriff's probation department Friday in connection to this case. He was booked for murder and participation in a street gang.

Back in DEcember, KCSO arrested and booked 29-year-old Jose Chavez in connection to this case. KCSO also arrested 37-year-old Benjamin Bravo of Bakersfield for murder and attempted murder in January.
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According to officials, on Dec. 12, 2019 around 7 a.m., deputies found 30-year-old Daniel Arturo Gil shot and two others injured when they entered the hotel located at 8223 Brundage Lane.

The other two victims were treated and released.

Anyone with additional information on this homicide is urged to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness Line at 661-322-4040.