LANCASTER – Four people were arrested and detectives are still searching for the second vehicle involved in a car-to-car shooting Thursday morning in West Lancaster, authorities said.
The incident occurred a little after 10 a.m. near 40th Street West and Avenue J-8, according to Deputy Deloof of the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
“It appears that there was a shooting between two vehicles, and one of the vehicles that was involved crashed into two light poles and a fire hydrant,” Deloof said.
The vehicle, a dark-colored BMW, was headed southbound on 40th Street West, Deloof said.
The BMW crashed into a hydrant, sending water spewing into the sky, before jumping the center divider and coming to rest at a light pole on the corner of Avenue J-8.
At least three bullet holes could be seen on the passenger side of the BMW, and there were at least four bullet holes in the back windshield.
Three males and one female were inside the BMW during the shooting, and none of them were hit by gunfire, Deloof said, adding that no other injuries were reported in connection with the incident. The BMW’s occupants were detained at the scene and then taken to the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station, where they were booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.
Arrested were 29-year-old Albert Perryman of Lancaster; 25-year-old Dwight Thomas of Los Angeles; 24-year-old Percy Moore of Los Angeles; and 22-year-old Aja Moore of Los Angeles, according to Deputy Deloof.
He said a firearm was recovered at the scene, but not inside the BMW. An early Lancaster Sheriff’s Station broadcast stated that deputies were looking for a Gray Buick.
No further information was immediately available late Thursday afternoon. Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station’s Operation Safe Streets Bureau at 661-948-8466. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).