Suspect arrested in California City shooting

Posted at 10:43 AM, Jul 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-14 12:16:00-04

UPDATE (July 14, 8:50 a.m.): California City Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting that occurred Wednesday night at home near the corner of Airway Blvd and Redwood Blvd.

Officers responded to a reported shooting late Wednesday night after several calls to 911 to report hearing gunshots. Officer located and retrieved several shell casings in the roadway near a home in the area of Airway and Redwood Blvd.

Police later located the intended victim of the shooting and found additional evidence of the shooting. Police were able to identify the suspect as 42 year-old Lamartinere Adams of California City.

Later Thursday night, Sergeant Hayes and a team of California City Police officers searched Adams’ home in the 8600 block of Redwood Blvd.

Adams had barricaded himself in the home’s attic and refused to surrender to Police. Officers deployed chemical agents and Adams quickly surrendered to the officers. Adams was charged with Attempted murder with a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm and he also had an outstanding warrant for Burglary. This is his second arrest this year.



California City Police are investigating a shooting that occurred overnight near the intersection of Airway Blvd and Redwood Blvd.


The call came in around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday night. No injuries have been reported and Police are continuing to investigate.


Anyone with information is asked to call Police.


Anyone on or near Airway Blvd between Redwood and South Loop Blvd and has recorded outdoor street footage from a home security camera is asked to call police.