San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME OF RELEASE: September 30, 2016

INCIDENT: DOMESTIC BATTERY

SUSPECT: Fernando Gomez, 39 years old, of Adelanto

Summary

On Friday, September 30, 2016 at approximately 8:00 am, deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to the report of a stabbing.

When deputies arrived, they learned that the suspect, Fernando Gomez, went to a residence where his wife and children had taken refuge at a friend’s house after he had assaulted his wife. Fernando immediately became violent assaulting his wife and the female friend who was attempting to assist her. He knocked both females to the ground and was on top of his wife physically assaulting her. His 16-year-old daughter believed he was going to harm her mom so she went to the kitchen and got a knife and stabbed him one time in the back to make him stop.

Fernando Gomez was airlifted to a hospital for treatment of his injuries and will be charged with domestic battery. The juvenile has not been charged with any crime.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Deputy John Gice or Deputy Antonio Galban at (760) 552-6800. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.

Refer: Staci Parks

Station: Victor Valley

Phone No: 760-552-6845

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700