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Monday 03/13/2023 6:13 PM - Shooting Investigation Update

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Shooting Investigation Update
Date and Time of Incident: 10-31-2022, Approximately 10:00 PM
Place of Occurrence: 200 block of Camatti Street, Shandon
Victim Information: Male, 15
Suspect Information: Jesus Angel Contreras, 19, Shandon
Details of News Release: On 3-13-23, Sheriff's Detectives arrested 19-year-old Jesus Contreras for a shooting incident which occurred last October on Halloween night in Shandon. Deputies were called to the 200 block of Camatti Street in Shandon on 10-31-22 for a report of shots fired. When Deputies arrived, they discovered a 15-year-old male in the street with a gunshot wound to the stomach. The victim was alert and talking. Deputies provided first aid and then had the victim airlifted to a local hospital. The investigation led to an arrest warrant for Contreras. He was arrested without incident on several charges including assault with a deadly weapon and inflicting great bodily injury. It's believed this incident is gang related. The investigation is continuing. No further information is available at this time.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Monday 03/13/2023 6:14 PM