Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Suspect arrested for Claremont shooting

Image courtesy of the city

Claremont Police arrested George Warthan, 49, of Pomona yesterday evening, June 5,  in suspicion of shooting a Claremont man in the 100 block of Brown Drive. Though Mr. Warthan is in custody, police believe he is not the only one involved in the shooting, which took place around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. 

The attack sent a Claremont man to a nearby hospital with multiple gunshot wounds to the face, neck, chest and left shoulder. Despite the injuries, the man remains in stable condition. Information on Mr. Warthan’s connection with the victim could not be provided as police continue investigation, according to Claremont Detective David DeMetz. 

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