SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) – The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said a man wanted for attempted murder after he allegedly shot his girlfriend in the face was arrested in Oregon.
Kevin Gerolaga, 34, was wanted for the shooting, which happened in the early morning hours of April 21. He allegedly shot the victim during an argument and fled before law enforcement arrived.READ MORE: Record-Breaking Temperatures Posted Around Sacramento Region Friday
On Saturday, San Joaquin County investigators said he was pulled over in Curry County, Oregon. Gerolaga fled from the traffic stop but was arrested shortly later.READ MORE: Sacramento Mayor Joins Group Pushing For Reparations For Black Communities As Country Celebrates Juneteenth As Federal Holiday
The victim was expected to make a full recovery, the sheriff’s office said.MORE NEWS: 'The Heat Is Unbearable': Friday Night Out Brings Sacramento Crowds Inside To Beat The Heat
The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said Gerolaga was being transported to the county on Saturday.