Kern County Man Arrested after Allegedly Shooting into Occupied Home, Pointing Gun at Deputies
Originally published 5-2-23 via Nixle
by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office:
“On April 8, 2023, at approximately 9:50 p.m., Kern County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the 300 block of Casa Loma Drive for a report of a subject shooting into an inhabited dwelling.
After searching the property and making multiple announcements, deputies located the suspect, Juan Jose Campos, age 43, crouched behind a bed pointing his firearm at deputies. An officer involved shooting occurred. He was arrested on numerous charges including attempted murder, assault on a peace officer with a firearm and multiple other felony charges.
On May 2, 2023, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office convened a critical incident review board to examine the use of force in this incident. The use of force was determined to be within department policy.”