Newberry Springs Resident
Arrested For Daggett Shooting

John Hernandez, previously from Lakewood, Calif.,
was captured after a brief manhunt in Daggett.

Photo: Facebook

Posted: April 6, 2017


DATE/TIME:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017  3:00 P.M.

INCIDENT:  Attempted Murder

LOCATION:  35000 block of Santa Fe Street, Daggett

SUSPECT:  John Hernandez, 35 year old resident of Newberry Springs

VICTIM:  Confidential


    On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at approximately 3:00 P.M. deputies from the Barstow Sheriff's Station responded to the 35000 block of Santa Fe Steet in Daggett for a report of a subject being shot at the location.

    Upon arrival, deputies determined the suspect, John Hernandez, was involved in a physical altercation with the victim.  During the altercation the suspect shot the victim.

    The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.  Hernandez was seen running from the scene.  Responding deputies saw Hernandez north of the location in the open desert and tracked him to the Desert Springs RV Park.

    Deputies located Hernandez inside a trailer within the park.  Hernandez was taken into custody and booked at the High Desert Detention Center for attempted murder.

    Anyone with information regarding this incident are urged to contact Detective John Parks of the Barstow Sheriff's Station (760) 256-4838.  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

Refer: Detective John Parks, Deputy K. Bubier
Station: Barstow Sheriff's Station
Phone No. (760) 256-4838
Case No. 081700494

Credit: Report provided by the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department.

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