RIPON (CBS13) — Police in Ripon say they’ve arrested 18-year-old Aretino Antonitas in connection with a drug deal gone bad.

Officer say Antonitas was part of a group of people that met late Tuesday night on Ripona Aveney to participate in the sale of a marijuana smoking device.

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But they say Antonitas tried to rob the people he was meeting. He reportedly opened fire, hitting a nearby home.

Antonitas is charged with attempted murder, shooting at an inhabited dwelling, and conspiracy to commit a crime.

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