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Man arrested for drive-by shooting that resulted in injury of juvenile in King City

KING CITY, Calif, (KION-TV) UPDATE ON MAY 12, 2023, AT 1:45 PM- King City Police said that they arrested a 19-year-old Greenfield man in connection with a shooting that occurred on the 600 block of Bishop Street.

Police said Faustino Jimenez was arrested and charged with assault with a firearm on a person, shooting at an inhabited dwelling, conspiracy to commit a crime, and participating in a criminal street gang. His bail is set at $185,000.

Police said several people identified Jimenez as the person of interest that was in a vehicle that drove by a residence where a celebration was being held in the carport area with over 100 people in attendance.

On May 11, three served search warrants were issued in Greenfield. This ended with Jimenez's arrest, said police.

Juvenile shot in drive-by shooting, King City Police investigating as an attempted homicide

King City Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that injured a juvenile on Saturday night.

Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Bishop Street on a report of a shooting around 8:43 p.m. 

Officers said that there was a vehicle that drove by a residence where a celebration was being held in the carport area with over 100 people in attendance.

One of the people who was at the party exchanged words with a passenger in the vehicle. The vehicle continued down the street before turning around and coming back towards the residence that the celebration was held at. 

Officers said as the vehicle passed the residence a second time, an occupant inside the vehicle fired several shots in the direction of the celebration.

A juvenile sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the lower leg. The juvenile was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Police have not released any suspect info and description of the vehicle that they are looking for in connection to the shooting. 

This is an on-going investigation. If anyone has any additional information regarding this case, you are asked to call King City Police Department at 831-385-4848. You can also share information anonymously by calling the We Tip line at 1-800-78-Crime. 

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