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Friday, Mar 22 2013 05:03 PM

McFarland police: Shooting suspect caught, others wanted for questioning


McFarland Police say a gang member involved in a shooting was caught Wednesday in Earlimart.

At about 4:12 p.m. Wednesday, officers from the McFarland Police Department caught Angel Zazueta, who officers said confessed to being involved in a shooting that left six people injured on March 1, according to a McFarland Police news release.

Zazueta was booked into Kern County Jail on suspicion of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit a felony and shooting at an inhabited dwelling, the news release said.

Police said three people are wanted for questioning: Bryan Valle, Telesforo Ayon and Jose Gomez. Police described them all as Hispanic, 19, with black hair and brown eyes, and said they are all from Earlimart.

Police ask that anyone with information call Detective Steve Nieves using the anonymous tip line at 1-855-435-7623.

-- The Californian

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