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DATE/TIME: May 5, 2019 / 1:25pm

INCIDENT: Attempted Murder

LOCATION: 15000 block of Arlette Drive, Victorville

SUSPECTS: Ricardo Sandoval, 19-year old Hesperia resident
Rafael Sandoval, 24-year old Hesperia resident

VICTIM: 30-year old male

On May 5, 2019, deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to an assault with a weapon call, in the 15000 block of Arlette Drive.

The 30-year old male victim was shot once in the abdomen and once in the foot when the suspects drove by the residence and fired multiple rounds from a handgun. The victim was flown to a nearby trauma center for treatment and was listed in stable condition. The suspects, later identified as Ricardo Sandoval and Rafael Sandoval, were known to the victim. The shooting is believed to be related to a recent dispute over the victim’s dogs.

Both suspects were located at their home in the 8400 block of 7th Avenue in Hesperia, shortly after the shooting. They were arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for attempted murder. They are scheduled to appear in Victorville Superior Court on May 7, 2019.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy A. Quezada or Deputy M. Carabajal at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171903885

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department