On August 5th, 2020, at approximately 1205 hours, a group of construction workers were confronted by the suspect while working in the 6500 block of Green Valley Circle. During the confrontation a verbal argument ensued, and the suspect left the area. About ten minutes later, the suspect approached the group with a black semi-automatic handgun and fired approximately four rounds at the group. After shooting at the group, the suspect entered an older model Ford Explorer, green in color and fled the area westbound on Centinela Avenue. Fortunately, no victims were struck by gunfire.
During the investigation detectives were able to obtain images of the suspect. The images along with the vehicle description were distributed to CCPD patrol officers.
On August 6th, at approximately 315 PM an alert patrol officer observed a Green Explorer matching the suspect vehicle description in the 6300 block of Sepulveda Blvd. Further, the officer observed that the same individual depicted in the images provided by witnesses was driving the vehicle. CCPD officers conducted a traffic stop and the driver, a 37-year-old male was taken into custody without incident.
The suspect was arrested for PC 664/187 (Attempted Murder)