Third person arrested in connection to December shooting in Wasco

Wasco Shooting, December 14, 2019
Posted at 11:04 AM, Jan 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-06 14:04:43-05

WASCO, Calif. — A third person has been arrested and booked in connection to a shooting that took place in Wasco on December 14, 2019.

According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office, 21-year-old Samuel Olivia of McFarland was arrested Friday and booked on charges of attempted murder, robbery and conspiracy.

KCSO said 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 at last check was stable.

Two other people were arrested last month in connection to this crime, 27-year-old Juan Casillas of Wasco and 35-year-old Maria Ramirez of McFarland.

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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.