Suspect in Gun Battle Outside of School Arrested

STOCKTON, Calif. –The U.S. Marshals Service arrested 20 year old Angelo Estrada in Stockton, Calif., on Thursday. Estrada was wanted for an assault with a deadly weapon that occurred outside two schools in February.

On Feb. 7, a gun battle broke out across the street from the El Dorado Elementary School and the Stockton School for Adults, when one car pulled up to a parked SUV. A confrontation ensued in which multiple shots were fired and one of the men was shot. Casings were found near Van Buren St. and Harding Way. Also a nearby office and vehicle were hit by gunfire. Two schools were put on lockdown while Stockton Police searched for suspects.

A Task Force Officer (TFO) from the Stockton Police Department got a lead that Estrada was staying at multiple residences in the Stockton area. While Investigators from the Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF) were conducting surveillance on these residences Estrada was seen leaving an apartment complex in the 300 block of Northbank Circle. Task Force members moved in and arrested Estrada without incident. Estrada was found to be in possession of a firearm, cocaine, and a large amount of cash. A bulletproof vest was also found during a search of the residence. Estrada was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail.

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