LODI (CBS13) — A suspect wanted for a shooting and kidnapping incident in Lodi from back in 2017 has been arrested.
The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office says Oscar Diaz Cortez has had a warrant out for his arrest since that incident along the 19000 block of Atkins Road in Lodi.READ MORE: New Law Makes Getting License Easier For Barbers And Hairstylists In California
Detectives say Cortez allegedly shot someone in the face that day during a fight. Cortez took off and has been in hiding ever since.READ MORE: Dinosaur Exhibits Open At Sacramento Zoo
Back in mid-August, detectives say they closed in on Cortez in Tulare County. He was soon arrested and has been taken back to San Joaquin County.MORE NEWS: Homeless Encampments Cause Concern For Local Businesses As Sacramento Shelters Reach Capacity
Cortez is now facing attempted homicide and kidnapping charges. He’s being held without bail.