On Friday, October 29th, at approximately 3:00 AM, officers of the Bakersfield Police Department responded to the west alley, 3900 block of K Street, regarding a ShotSpotter activation.
Responding officers located evidence of a shooting; however, no victims of gunshot injury were located.
Based upon evidence at the scene, officers obtained and executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 3900 block of K Street in relation to the shooting. During the search of the apartment methamphetamine and firearms were located and seized. Andrew Mendoza (42) of Bakersfield was placed under arrest for charges associated with the located contraband. Mendoza is a prior convicted felon and prohibited from possessing firearms. Mendoza was placed under arrest for felon in possession of firearms, possession of a controlled substance while armed, two unrelated felony arrest warrants, shooting at an inhabited dwelling, and associated weapon violations.