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California City Police arrest man for assault with deadly weapon

Posted at 6:25 PM, Apr 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-01 21:25:11-04

CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif. — Officers with the California City Police Department responded to a shooting on Monday, just after 3 p.m.

According to officials, witnesses reported seeing a man shooting a handgun from a vehicle. No one was reported to be struck by the gunfire.

Officers spotted the suspect vehicle near the scene and quickly apprehended the suspect. They also recovered a spent shell casing at the scene and a handgun in the suspect's car.

The suspect was identified as 32-year-old Brandon Hernandez of Cal City.

He is being charged with multiple weapons violations including assault with a deadly weapon.

Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or may have information is asked to call police at 760-373-8606.