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Man involved in New Years Day shooting charged with carrying loaded firearm without registration

Posted at 6:07 PM, Jan 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-04 21:13:02-05

DELANO, Calif. — Court documents show that the man involved in the shooting death of Zeferino Santos Perfecto , Aurelio Perfecto Aguilar, 48, has been charged with a felony count of carrying a loaded firearm without registration.

Just before 12:30 a.m., on Tuesday, January 1, Delano police responded to the Delano Regional Medical Center regarding a person who had recently sustained a gunshot wound.

Patrol officers were directed to a 49-year-old Zeferino Santos Perfecto, who had succumbed to his wounds. According to police, it was found that Santos was at a family gathering near 700 Fremont Street and was shot shortly after midnight.

According to the Delano Police Department,at approximately 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Aurelio Perfecto Aguilar, 48, was arrested