By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
Sheriff's deputies arrested a Maricopa teen Thursday following a fight that allegedly included an assault with a shovel.
Jessy James Miller, 19, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and brandishing a weapon.
According to a sheriff's department news release, Miller and Christopher Taylor, 21, also of Maricopa argued and then began fighting around 10:20 p.m. near 515 S. Kern St.
Deputies say Miller allegedly choked Taylor and then hit him with a shovel. When Taylor ran, Miller allegedly threw the shovel at him and then followed him in a car.
Taylor sought help at a nearby residence. Deputies later found Miller in the vehicle in Taft.
Bail has not been set.