SANTA CRUZ (CS SF/BCN) — After a shooting Sunday night, Santa Cruz Police arrested three alleged gang members in connection with the incident.
Officers responded to a 10:55 p.m. report of a shooting in the 100 block of Blaine Street and found the intended victim uninjured by a single gunshot fired into an apartment building.READ MORE: PG&E Charged With Manslaughter For Sparking Wildfire That Killed 4
Based on information from witnesses, officers soon found the suspects getting into a car one block from the shooting.
Police arrested three men, all of Watsonville — 28-year-old Jose Lopez, 19-year-old Gustavo Garcia and an 18-year-old man — on suspicion of multiple offenses connected to the shooting.READ MORE: UPDATE: Thousands Forced To Flee Fawn Fire; 'I See My Life Gone;' Arson Suspected As Blaze Burns Homes
Lopez and Garcia were arrested on suspicion of multiple felonies, including attempted homicide, carrying concealed weapons, conspiracy and participating in a criminal street gang.
The 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of two felonies, being an accessory to a crime and participating in a criminal street gang.
Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to contact the Santa Cruz Police Department Investigations Unit (831) 420-5820.MORE NEWS: Three Charged With Allegedly Ripping Off $2 Million In EDD Unemployment Benefits
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