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Ventura police searching for Bakersfield man wanted for a shooting in Ventura Saturday morning

Posted at 5:17 PM, Jan 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-18 20:17:48-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Ventura Police Department is searching for a 24-year-old Bakersfield resident suspected of a shooting in Ventura County early Saturday morning.

A VPD press release said Vince Romero allegedly shot a family member at about 3:12 a.m. following an altercation at the 500 block of Thoreau Lane.

Romero fled the scene and is still outstanding, according to the release.

VPD located a man with a gunshot wound to the leg in that area, who is expected to survive.

Romero is believed to be a Bakersfield resident and is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon.