Teen wanted for attempted murder
BARSTOW • The Barstow Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a teenager suspected of shooting two others.
David Green, 19, is wanted for attempted murder in connection with a shooting in the 600 block of East Buena Vista Avenue at 11:47 p.m. Wednesday.
Officers responding to a report of a shooting found Ryan O’Neal, 19, suffering from a gunshot wound to his back, according to a police news release.
O’Neal told police he had been shot while standing in the front porch area of the residence on East Buena Vista Avenue.
Darnay Scott, 20, also at the scene, received a minor shrapnel wound to his face, the news release stated.
Investigators learned the suspect and O’Neal had been involved in a physical altercation at the scene approximately one hour prior to the shooting.
The suspect returned to the scene, fired several rounds at both victims and then fled on foot, authorities said.
O’Neal was treated for his injury on-scene by Barstow Fire Protection District paramedics and transported to Barstow Community Hospital.
Green is described as 5-foot-7 and 150 pounds. He has collar-length dreadlocks.
This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about the shooting or the whereabouts of David Green is urged to contact Detective Keith Libby at 760-255-5135 or 760-256-2211. Callers who wish to remain anonymous may call the WeTip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME.
Shea Johnson may be reached at (760) 256-4126 or at SJohnson@DesertDispatch.com.