Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Wasco


25 Jan. The Kern County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Thursday on suspicion of attempted murder in Wasco.

Deputies responding to a report of a shooting in the 600 block of North Maple Avenue identified the suspect as Nestor Jose Perez, 33, KCSO said in a press release Wednesday. It said they arrested him the same day at the 2200 block of Camellia Street.

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In addition to attempted murder, Perez was charged with shooting at a vehicle, assault with a firearm and stalking.

Anyone with information about the incident can call the KCSO at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at 661-322-4040.


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