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PC 664/187(a) - Attempted Murder

Post Date:07/12/2016 12:24 PM

BARSTOW POLICE DEPARTMENT

220 EAST MOUNTAIN VIEW

BARSTOW, CA 92311

(760) 256-2211

(760) 256-2215 (fax)

 

PRESS RELEASE

UPDATE

 

OFFENSES:                               PC 664/187(a) - Attempted Murder

CR NUMBERS:                          16-2998

 

DATE OF CRIME:                       Wednesday, July 7, 2016

 

DATE OF PRESS RELEASE:      Monday, July 11, 2016

 

VICTIM:                                      16-Year-Old Black Male Juvenile

                                                 

CASE AGENT:                           Detective Andrew Reyes

 

SUSPECT:

Robert Jayden Garcia

Robert Jayden Garcia

 Hispanic, Male, 20-years-old

Height 5’4” Weight 130 lbs.

Blond Hair, Brown Eyes

SUMMARY:

On Wednesday, July 7, 2016, at approximately 2303 hours, Barstow Police Department patrol officers responded to the 900 block of Bighorn Drive regarding a shooting that had just occurred. Upon arrival officer located a 16-year-old male juvenile suffering from gunshot wounds. The Barstow Police Department Detective Division assumed the investigation. 

 

On Friday, July 8, 2016, detectives conducted follow-up interviews and as a result, Robert Jayden Garcia, AKA “LIL ROB”, was positively identified as the person who shot the 16-year-old male juvenile. Detective Andrew Reyes obtained an arrest warrant for Robert Garcia for the charge of PC 664/187 (a)- Attempted Murder.

 

Detectives have attempted to locate Garcia but to no avail. Robert Garcia is considered armed and dangerous. The firearm used in the shooting has not been recovered.

 

The 16-year-old male victim is hospitalized, however, he is in stable condition and improving. 

 

Anyone who knows Garcia’s location or who encounters him should immediately call the Barstow Police Department Dispatch Center at 760-256-2211.

 

Anyone with information regarding this shooting investigation is urged to contact Detective Andrew Reyes at the Barstow Police Department Detective Division (760) 255-5183.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.

 

 

Albert Ramirez Jr.,

Chief of Police

 

By:

Andrew Espinoza Jr.,

Captain

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