Suspect Arrested In Fatal Super 8 Motel Shooting

Bakersfield police officers have identified a third person wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of 46-year-old Angel Rios Jr. in front of the Super 8 Motel on Wible Road.

At about 5:45 a.m. Tueday, officers were sent to the Super 8 Motel regarding a shooting.

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  • As officers arrived, they said another call was received regarding a victim of an assault with a deadly weapon at the Chevron Gas Station located at 3300 White Lane.

    Officers said they found Rios who was suffering from a single gunshot wound and was the victim from the Super 8 Motel.

    Rios was taken to Kern Medical Center where he later died.

    During the course of the investigation, it was discovered there were two suspects involved, officials said.

    Oscar Rene Quintero Medina, 28, is described as Hispanic, 6 feet tall, weighing 175 pounds. He has short black hair, brown eyes and a large “KC” tattooed on the left side of his head.

    There is an active warrant for Medina charging him with murder, robbery, conspiracy and gang participation.

    Police have identified 28-year-old Jessica Martinez as a person of interest in this case.

    Martinez is described as Hispanic, 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 200 pounds, with long brown hair, brown eyes, and several small star tattoos on the left side of her neck and chest.

    Martinez also has an active parole warrant for her arrest.

    Officials have identified another person wanted in connection with the fatal shooting.

    Kessler Cannon, 24, was arrested on charges of murder, robbery, conspiracy, and gang participation.

    There is an active Ramey arrest warrant for Medina for murder, robbery, conspiracy, and gang participation. The second suspect is yet to be identified by name.

    Both suspects are to be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Rick Dossey at 661-326-3513 or the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.

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