The following is a press release issued by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On March 28th, 2023 at 12:30 AM, Lake County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to the area of Sentry Market, in Nice, for a reported gunshot victim. Deputies arrived on scene and located an adult male victim who suffered from a gunshot wound to the arm. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Deputies were able to locate the original scene where the shooting took place, which was in the 4400 block of Lakeview Drive, Nice.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit responded and took over the investigation. Detectives were able to identify a suspect in the case and tracked him to the Lakeport area. In the late morning of March 28th, Detectives served a search warrant at a residence located on Red Feather Lane in Lakeport and gathered evidence related to the shooting. Detectives located and arrested 18-year-old Jesse Gonzalez of Kelseyville. He was booked into the Hill Road Correctional Facility on conspiracy to commit attempted murder and attempted robbery.
Detectives are asking anyone with additional information regarding this investigation to contact Detective Dean Preader by email at email@example.com or 707-262-4200.