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  Kevin Gerolaga, 34, got into an argument with his girlfriend and ended up shooting her in the face   Kevin Gerolaga was stopped by deputeis in Curry County, Oregon.  


Story by Sandy Kromeir - The Oregon Herald
Published on Monday May 10, 2021 - 8:17 AM
 
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SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY - The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office said a man wanted for attempted murder after he allegedly shot his girlfriend in the face was arrested in Oregon.

Kevin Gerolaga, 34, was wanted for the shooting, which happened in the early morning hours of April 21. He allegedly shot the victim during an argument and fled before law enforcement arrived.

On Saturday, San Joaquin County investigators said he was pulled over in Curry County, Oregon. Gerolaga fled from the traffic stop but was arrested shortly later.

The victim was expected to make a full recovery, the sheriff's office said.

The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office said Gerolaga was being transported to the county on Saturday.

During the original crime on April 21, deputies say that Kevin Gerolaga, 34, got into an argument with his girlfriend and ended up shooting her in the face, according to San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office. She was taken to a local hospital where she was treated and expected to fully recover.

Gerolaga took off after the shooting but was later apprehended.