Wasco Man Facing Attempted Murder Charges After Shooting Another Man In The Buttocks
Photo: Barrios’ gun, drugs and cash
A shooting took place in Wasco on Saturday night July 13th. Deputies of the Wasco City, Buttonwillow, and Delano Substations pulled up to the parking lot in the 2300 block of Highway 46 to find an adult male who had been shot in his buttocks. The man was transported for treatment to a local hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.
Jesus Barrios, a 27-year old male from Wasco, made his way to deputies’ radar as their suspected shooter. Several warrants were granted: one for his arrest, and two search warrants, for his residence and a family member’s residence.
Barrios was picked up on Monday July 15th after being spotted driving that evening on 7th street. He was detained without resistance. In his home, not far from where he was arrested, deputies confiscated 340 grams of marijuana, scales, $1600, surveillance cameras, and multiple cell phones. In the family member’s home, deputies found a shotgun claimed by Barrios.
Barrios was booked into the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Central Receiving Facility for attempted murder, assault with a firearm, and selling marijuana. His bail is set at $1,095,000.