PC 664/187(a) - Attempted Murder
BARSTOW POLICE DEPARTMENT
220 EAST MOUNTAIN VIEW
BARSTOW, CA 92311
(760) 256-2215 (fax)
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
Robert Jayden Garcia
Hispanic, Male, 20-years-old
Height 5’4” Weight 130 lbs.
Blond Hair, Brown Eyes
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
Andrew Espinoza Jr.,