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Barstow Man in Jail For Murder After Tuesday Night Shooting

Barstow Man in Jail For Murder After Tuesday Night Shooting

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BARSTOW – A 44-year-old Barstow man was arrested after shooting and killing a 33-year-old Barstow man on Tuesday night. At around 9:10 p.m. deputies were dispatched to the home 36200 block of Ramirez Road near Old Highway 58 for the report of a shooting. The reporting party stated that the victim, identified as Robert Whitnack was bleeding heavily and was not breathing.

Medical personnel arrived at the scene and provided medical aid and transported Whitack to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives responded to the scene to conduct an investigation.

Through investigation, detectives were able to determine that Whitnack was in a verbal dispute with the suspect, Scott Brodie when Brodie shot Whitnack. Brodie fled the scene on foot and was later located by the Sheriff’s Specialized Enforcement Detail.

He was taken into custody without incident and was booked into the Barstow jail. He is being held in lieu of $1,000,000 bail.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Sheriff’s Homicide Detail, Detective Gary Hart at (909)387-3589. 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 www.wetip.com.

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