3 Coachella Men Arrested for Discharging Firearms on New Year’s
3 Coachella Men Arrested for Discharging Firearms on New Year’s

Three people were arrested early Sunday morning in Coachella for discharging firearms to celebrate the New Year. Deputies responded to a call at the 50-000 block of Saltillo Circle after receiving reports of shots being fired.

The first suspect, 26-year-old Rolando Zamora, was found shooting a gun outside a residence in the neighborhood. While he was being taken into custody, police heard shots being fired at a nearby residence. They arrested 23-year-olds Damian Cruz and Nicholas Ordorica. All three face charges for negligent discharge of a firearm.

Police seized two handguns and an unknown amount of ammunition. Under California law, the suspects could face jail time and/or serious fines for discharging a firearm recklessly. If convicted of a felony, the suspects will lose their ability to own a firearm.

“Though people  may think shooting guns into the air is harmless, it still has the potential to lethally injure New Year’s Eve revelers on the ground,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group. “For the safety of others in the neighborhood, gun owners need to follow the law.”

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DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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