Bakersfield man wanted in Ventura for shooting his relative

Crime Watch
Suspect: Vince Romero, 24
Courtesy: Ventura Police Department

VENTURA, Calif. (KGET)  — The manhunt is on for a Bakersfield man who was allegeldy involved in a shooting in Ventura County, Saturday morning.

Officers responded to a shooting in the 500 block of Thoreau Lane at 3:12 a.m. in Ventura. Upon arrival, officers found a victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

Investigation revealed the victim and the suspect, 24 -year-old Vince Romero, are related and were involved in an altercation. Police say Romero became upset and shot the victim during the argument.

Romero fled the scene and remains on-the-run. He is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Ventura Police Department at 805-339-4400.

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