BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A 28-year-old man has been arrested on gun and gang charges in connection with a shooting Monday evening.
Officers were called at 7:07 p.m. to a report of shots fired in the 4000 block of California Avenue, according to police. They found evidence of a shooting and determined a vehicle hit a utility box during the incident.
No injuries were reported.
Police contacted Hernan Cortes and found him in possession of a gun, according to a Bakersfield Police Department release. He was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm, participation in a criminal street gang and firearm violations.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the BPD at 327-7111.