Redlands police arrest 2 for attempted murder

REDLANDS, Calif. /*Redlands Police*/ investigators say Alejandro Maciel Sanchez, 19, and Juan Rene Gonzalez, 22, both of Redlands, were arrested Saturday afternoon for attempted murder and taking part in a criminal street gang. Police say both men are documented gang members.

Witnesses told police a group of neighbors confronted several individuals tagging property in the area. One of the suspects reportedly began firing at the residents, striking a 55-year-old man in the arm. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police arrested Sanchez and Gonzalez a short time later. They are still searching for a possible third suspect.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Sgt. Mike Reiss or Redlands Police Dispatch at (909) 798-7681. Anonymous tips can be texted to 274637 using the keyword "REDTIP."

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