Tehama County attempted murder suspect turns himself in

May 26, 2015 11:39 AM by News Staff

A Gerber man accused of shooting another man four times Saturday night turned himself in at the Tehama County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff's officials say 52-year-old Humbero Martinez fired at least four shots at 27-year-old Hector Jimenez on the corner of Mariposa and Samson Avenues in Gerber Saturday night.

Jimenez was struck in the hand and the buttocks and then taken to a hospital for treatment. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

According to the sheriff's office, Martinez fled the scene, but he showed up at the sheriff's office around noon Monday and surrendered. He was booked into the Tehama County Jail for attempted murder.


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