On Sunday, November 10, 2013, at 12:12pm, Southeast patrol officers responded to 921 N. Peach regarding a shooting into an apartment. When the apartment was struck twice by gunfire, it was occupied by an 18 year old male and (5) juveniles ranging in ages 7 to 17 years old. No one was injured by the gunfire.
Street Violence Section Felony Assault Detective Conrado Martin was able to identify the suspect responsible for the shooting as 22 year old Samson Street gang member John Tucker. Tucker and the 18 year old male victim knew each other and a dispute led to the shooting.
On November 11, 2013, Tucker turned himself in and was interviewed by Detective Martin. Tucker confessed to the shooting and was booked into Fresno County Jail on (6) counts of assault with a deadly, shooting into a residence, and negligent discharge of a firearm.
On November 13, 2013, the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office filed charges against Tucker.