Four Shootings, Five Arrests within Two Weeks in the City Of San Joaquin
Photo: one of the guns
The violence in San Joaquin continues. The first in the series of shootings occurred on May 26th. It resulted in the death of 19-year old Yordy Urbieta and the arrest of a 17-year old male.
Two days later, a drive-by injured a 22-year old man and resulted in the arrests of three males, ages 19 to 20. Another drive-by occurred on June 4, 2020, once again in the same area as the previous two shootings: 6th and Nevada.
About 10:30PM on June 4th, a person in a vehicle fired multiple shots toward a home. No one was physically injured. Fresno County Sheriff deputies were called to the scene. The suspect was identified as a 17-year old male gang member.
On June 7th, the Multi-Agency Gang Enforcement Consortium (MAGEC) served a search warrant at the suspect’s home. Two handguns were confiscated, one confirmed stolen and the other with serial numbers removed.
The 17-year old suspect was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, shooting at an occupied building, and participating in a criminal street gang, He was booked at the Juvenile Campus.
On June 6th, a fourth shooting occurred on Utah Street, near Manning Avenue. A man, 30, was standing outside a home during the gang-related drive-by and was struck in the leg.
He was treated at a local hospital for his injury. No arrests have yet been made in connection with this shooting.