Man arrested after shooting at Sheriff's deputy during vehicle pursuit
4:43 AM, Nov 8, 2017
1:39 PM, Nov 13, 2017
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE (Nov. 13 1:39 p.m.) Gomez was scheduled to appear in court on Nov. 13 after being arrested on Nov. 8 for attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer, evading a peace officer, felon in possession of a firearm and participation in a criminal street gang.
23ABC will bring information from that hearing as soon as it is available.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office arrested a man after he shot at a Sheriff's deputy during a vehicle pursuit.
It happened around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday night when KCSO attempted to conduct a traffic stop at the intersection of South Chester Avenue and Ming Avenue.
The vehicle, a green Nissan Altima, failed to yield and a vehicle pursuit ensued. During the pursuit, the driver, 24-year-old Carlos Gomez, allegedly fired multiple rounds from a shotgun at the patrol vehicle.
Gomez got out of the car and took off on foot in the area of Gary Place and Burchfield Avenue.
After a short foot pursuit, Gomez was taken into custody. Deputies did a search of the area and of the vehicle Gomez was driving and found a short barreled shotgun and several rounds of shotgun ammunition.
The deputy driving the patrol vehicle suffered minor injuries and did not require medical attention.
Gomez was arrested on attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer, evading a peace officer, felon in possession of a firearm and participation in a criminal street gang.