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Man Arrested In California City For Firing Gun In Neighborhood

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In California City, a residential neighborhood was reportedly disturbed by a gunshot on Thursday morning, which led to the arrest of a 20-year-old male suspect.

According to the California City Police Department, they received a report on April 27, 2023, at approximately 10 a.m. about an individual discharging a firearm in a residential area of the city. Responding officers promptly arrived at the scene and identified the suspect, Kevin Steven, 20 years old, as fitting the description provided.

The California City Police Department reported that Kevin Steven was apprehended without any trouble.

Police said officers quickly arrived and found 20-year-old Kevin Steven, who fit the description of the person firing the gun. PHOTO - Cal City Police Dept
Police said officers quickly arrived and found 20-year-old Kevin Steven, who fit the description of the person firing the gun. PHOTO – Cal City Police Dept

A recent inquiry has uncovered that Steven had a loaded 9-millimeter handgun in his possession, and it was indeed him who discharged the firearm in the residential locality.

Police said officers quickly arrived and found 20-year-old Kevin Steven, who fit the description of the person firing the gun. PHOTO - Cal City Police Dept.

As per the police, the reason for Steven’s firing and his intended target is currently unknown. Moreover, no casualties resulting from the shooting have been identified as of now.

Steven has been apprehended and charged with several offenses, including willful discharge of a firearm, carrying a concealed firearm, and carrying a loaded firearm in public.

The California City Police Department expresses their heartfelt gratitude to the general public for their prompt and vigilant reporting of the incident, which led to the arrest of Stevens and the confiscation of his firearm, thereby ensuring the safety of the streets of California City.

In case of any information pertaining to this or any other criminal activity, individuals are requested to contact the California City Police Department at (760) 373-8606.

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