VICTORVILLE – One man was airlifted in serious condition following a shooting in the City of Victorville on Tuesday evening. At around 1:38 p.m. a shooting occurred at the Wimbledon Apartments located in the 16900 block of Jasmine Street.
The victim was shot and fled the scene walking into the bingo hall located in the 12200 block of Hesperia Road. The reporting party, per scanner traffic said that the male gunshot wound victim walked into the bingo hall with a bloody chest.
Deputies from the Victorville Station and emergency medical personnel responded to the bingo hall. The male gunshot wound victim was rushed to a nearby hospital in preparation to be airlifted to an undisclosed trauma center.
The suspect, a Hispanic male adult reportedly fled northbound on Jasmine Street in a 2001 silver Isuzu Rodeo, but was later located at La Mesa and Del Gado Roads. The suspect was taken into custody and booked into the High Desert Detention Center. Jasmine Street was closed between 1st Avenue and Hesperia Road for the investigation. The condition of the victim is unknown at this time, but he was awake and alert when transported.
It is unclear what led up to the shooting, but the incident was initially reported as a “shoot out”.
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