California City Police investigating shooting

Posted at 9:23 AM, Jul 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-17 16:31:06-04

UPDATE (1:30 p.m.): Officers arrested 23-year-old Isaac Cain in connection to Friday nights shooting.

Officers took Cain into custody in the 20900 block of 83rd Street Ave in California City.

Officers have been working on several leads over the past 2 days that lead to locating Cain. He surrendered without incident. Detectives are still trying to determine a motive for the shooting that killed 42 year-old Quentin Beverly also of California City.


UPDATE (July 17, 9:30 a.m.): The Coroner has identified a man shot dead in California City as 42-year-old Quentin John Jamal Beverly. 


UPDATE (July 15, 2017 12:32 p.m.): The California City Police Department is investigating their first homicide of 2017, according to Mojave Desert News

Officers responded to the 21000 block of Kenniston Street for a reported shooting.

Officers arrived to find a male unconscious with an apparent gunshot wound to the abdomen.

California City Fire and Hall’s Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

According to witnesses in the area, a possible suspect in the shooting fled in a dark Honda.

Police later located a vehicle matching the description on Fernwood Ave in California City.

The vehicle was seized as evidence related to the homicide.

The Kern County District Attorney’s Forensic Science investigators are assisting local detectives on this case.

The victim is a 42 year-old California City man.

More information will be released later in the day when it becomes available to release to the public.



The California City Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Friday evening. 

Officials said the shooting happened in the area of Cal City Blvd. & Kenniston St. 

Officials sent out the alert just after 9 p.m. Friday night. 

Traffic was diverted in the area. 

Police have not released information about whether or not anyone was injured or if there was suspect information. 

We'll update this story as we learn more details.