The U.S. Marshals are now assisting the Bakersfield Police Department in efforts to capture a man wanted for a deadly New Year’s Day shooting.
Marshals are looking for 28-year-old Adam Arellano. He is a gang member from Arvin.
Arellano is wanted in connection to the death of Edgar Lopez.
Lopez was shot and killed on Jan. 1 at an apartment complex on South H Street.
Arellano is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds and has prior arrests for attempted murder, assault with a firearm and gang participation.
He has family ties in to Arvin and Bakersfield and is considered armed and dangerous.
If you’ve seen Arellano or have any information on his whereabouts, you are urged to call the U.S. Marshals at 324-4004, option 3.
Any information leading to Arellano’s arrest is confidential and eligible for a possible cash reward.