Police arrest man accused in shooting outside gym on California Avenue


BAKERSFIELD POLICE PULLED THE WOMAN OVER LAST FRIDAY AND SAY THAT’S WHEN SHE TOLD THEM SHE HAD THE BACKPACK. THEY SAY SHE TOOK THEM TO HER NORTHWEST BAKERSFIELD HOME IN THE 53-HUNDRED BLOCK OF SHAKER COURT. OFFICERS SAY SHE ALSO HAD THE DEPUTY’S STOLEN BADGE THERE, ALONG WITH THE DEPUTY’S I-D, PRESCRIPTION PILLS AND PAPERWORK, BUT NOT THE STOLEN GLOCK 22. BAKERSFIELD POLICE ARRESTED A MAN THEY SAY FIRED SHOTS OUTSIDE A SOUTHWEST BAKERSFIELD GYM LAST NIGHT. OFFICERS RESPONDED TO PLANET FITNESS ON CALIFORNIA AVENUE JUST AFTER 7 O’CLOCK. A PICKUP TRUCK ALSO HIT A UTILITY BOX RIGHT AROUND THAT TIME AND KNOCKED OUT POWER TO THE GYM AND THE BARNES AND NOBLE BOOKSTORE NEXT TO IT. POLICE SAY THAT DRIVER THEN TOOK OFF. POLICE ARRESTED 28- YEAR-OLD HERNAN CORTES AT THE SCENE. THEY SAY HE HAD A GUN, WAS A FELON IN POSSESION OF THAT GUN AND SAY HE’S A GANG MEMBER WHO HAD ADDITIONAL FIREARM VIOLATIONS.

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