PAROLEE CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER

On July 25, 2016 at approximately 10:20 p.m., the Los Banos Police Department responded to the 1400 Block of Quail Street regarding a shooting.

Officers located two adult males who reported they were involved in an altercation with a male while at a friends home. After the altercation, the suspects attempted to leave the area and fired several shots at the victims who were attempting to following the suspects vehicle. No injuries were reported as a result of the shooting.

Los Banos Police Detectives identified the shooting suspect as Varnell McFadden (26)of Los Banos. Detectives served a search warrant this morning at McFadden’s residence, in the 700 Block of Westminster Way, where McFadden was taken into custody without incident.

McFadden was booked into the Los Banos Police Department and is being held without bail, charged with violations of parole conditions and attempted murder.