A 40-year-old Adelanto man was arrested on Thursday, Sept. 5 accused of murdering a 29-year-old man a day earlier in Adelanto, the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department said.
Patrick Coleman was arrested at his home by deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station and taken to the Central Detention Center in Adelanto. Coleman is accused of murdering Joel Lopez, from Adelanto on Wednesday, Sept. 4, authorities said.
According to authorities, Lopez suffered a gun shot wound and was pronounced dead on scene by emergency medical personnel.
The shooting occurred around 7:10 p.m. at the residence located on the 11300 block of Barlette Avenue, authorities said.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Specialized Investigations Division, Detective Max Kunzman at (909)387-3589. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78-CRIME or www.wetip.com.