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Gang member wanted for attempted murder in East Bakersfield arrested

Posted at 1:10 PM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 16:10:39-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Kern County Probation Officers have arrested 22-year-old Moses Trejo who is suspected of shooting a man twice in the torso on Easter Sunday.

Officials say on May 7, they conducted a probation home call in the 1000 block of Bernard Street in East Bakersfield where they found Trejo who was then arrested for his outstanding warrants.

Trejo is connected to the shooting of a man on Easter Sunday in the 400 block of Washington Street and Virginia Avenue in East Bakersfield. Early in the investigation, KCSO said that a family dispute led to the shooting. The victim of a shooting was taken to the Kern Medical for moderate injuries.

According to officials, Trejo is a documented gang member, wanted for parole violations, attempted murder, assault with a firearm on a person, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and participation in a criminal street gang.