VICTORVILLE, CA. – Three Victorville teens were arrested for the possession and negligent discharge of a stolen gun, authorities said.
On Monday, January 27, 2020 a deputy patrolling the area near Doris Davies Park heard gunfire. She called for backup and attempted to locate where the shots were fired. Additional deputies quickly arrived and also began searching the park and an apartment complex in the area. Deputies made contact with witnesses and residents in an attempt to locate the subjects who fired the gun.
Shortly after, deputies saw several subjects running from the location. They were detained during the investigation. Shell casings, as well as a backpack discarded by one of the suspects was recovered in the area. Deputies searched the backpack and found a loaded handgun, which through a records check they learned had been reported stolen. No one was injured as a result of the shots fired.
Tyrone Tumbling was arrested for possession of a loaded stolen firearm and willful discharge of a firearm in a negligent manner. Tyjuan Kent was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen firearm. Both were booked at the High Desert Detention Center. A 17-year old male was also arrested for possession of a loaded stolen firearm and willful discharge of a firearm in a negligent manner. He was booked at the High Desert Juvenile Detention Center.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy A. Curtis at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.
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