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UPDATE: San Miguel man wanted in shooting surrenders; two others sought

Arturo Romero is a suspect in a shooting at a Paso Robles home.
Arturo Romero is a suspect in a shooting at a Paso Robles home.

UPDATE 5 p.m.: A San Miguel man accused of shooting at a home in Paso Robles on Monday has turned himself in to the Paso Robles Police Department.

Arturo Romero, 21, of San Miguel, surrendered to police this morning around 6:30 a.m. Department officials are searching for two other men in connection with the alleged crime.

The other men are described as Hispanic males in their 20s of average height and build, last seen wearing white T-shirts and blue jeans.

Romero was booked into County Jail on suspicion of two counts of attempted murder — for the two people living at the residence — and participation in a criminal street gang. He is being held in lieu of $530,000 bail, according to the County Jail website.

The department is asking anyone with information to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 549-STOP or by texting “SLOTIPS” plus a message to 274637 or “CRIMES.”

— Nick Wilson

Original story: Police are looking for a San Miguel man after shots were fired at a Paso Robles home Monday afternoon.

Police were called to the 1600 block of Pine Street at 3:41 p.m. after gunshots were heard in the neighborhood, according to a news release from the Paso Robles Police Department.

Neighbors told officers that three men approached a residence and one of them pulled a handgun from his waistband and fired three to four shots at the home. The three then ran away on foot.

No one was injured in the shooting.

Witnesses said the recognized the shooter as Arturo Romero, 21, of San Miguel.

Investigators are still trying to identify the other two suspects.

It is not known if the crime is gang related; police are still trying to determine a motive.

Anyone with information is asked to call Paso Robles police at 237-6464 or Crime Stoppers at 549-STOP or by testing "SLOTIPS" plus the message to 274637.

— Larissa Doust

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