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Man arrested in woman's shooting, e-bike theft in Oceanside

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Posted at 10:29 AM, May 10, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-11 08:57:14-04

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (CNS) - A man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly shooting a woman in the foot while stealing an e-bike Oceanside.

Officers were sent to the 3500 block of College Boulevard just after 10 p.m. Tuesday for a shots-fired call, according to the Oceanside Police Department. They found a 31-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound to the foot. She was treated and released at a hospital.

Police conducted an extensive search for the suspect but it met with negative results until 9:28 a.m. Wednesday, when an OPD officer spotted the suspect near the 3300 block of College Boulevard and conducted a traffic stop.

The suspect was arrested without further incident. Police say they recovered a firearm believed to have been used in the shooting and an e-bike matching the description of the one the suspect was seen fleeing with following the shooting.

Jesus Castaneda, 32, of Oceanside, was booked on suspicion of assault with a firearm.

Anyone with additional information about the alleged crime was asked to contact the Oceanside Police Department at 760-435-4900.

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