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Two arrested for possession of a firearm and attempted murder as they almost hit a KCSO deputy

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Posted at 1:04 PM, Jan 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-24 16:04:14-05
According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office, two 19-year-old's Jose Antonio Lopez and Miguel Angel Gutierrez were arrested for possession of a firearm and attempted murder as they almost hit a KCSO deputy on Wednesday morning. 
 
A Kern County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant stop a car on a suspected D.U.I driver on Mt. Vernon Avenue. 
 
A Honda Civic then quickly drove through the parking lot, missing the officers, then crashed into a Heritage Bible Church building.
 
The Honda’s three occupants fled the vehicle on foot. After a brief foot pursuit, two of the suspects were taken into custody.
 
The third suspect has not been located. Inside the vehicle was a loaded, short-barreled 30-30 rifle.
 
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110. Case number 2018-00011955.