Photo: Christina Flores
Originally published as a Los Banos Police Department Facebook post –
“On January 21, 2021 at approximately 5:34 a.m., the Los Banos Police Department responded to the Home Depot parking lot, in the 1900 Block of E. Pacheco Boulevard, regarding a shooting.
When Officers arrived they located 51-year-old Christina Flores of Los Banos in the parking lot being detained on the ground. Officers also located an adult male at the scene suffering from a single gunshot wound to the left leg.
Witnesses reported the suspect arrived with a firearm and shot the victim as he was attempting to disarm her. The victim was transported to a Modesto area hospital for treatment and has since been released.
The suspect was booked into the Los Banos Police Department Jail and later transported to the Merced County Jail, charged with possession of a loaded firearm, unlawful discharge of a firearm, and assault against a person with a firearm. Thankfully, no others were injured during this incident.
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