Arrests Made In Connection With Fatal Bar Fight

By: Ja'Mein Beale - Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:58:00 -0800

ANTIOCH (BCN)--Antioch police have arrested five people in connection with a bar  fight that left one man dead last month.
     
At about 1:35 a.m. on March 31, officers responded to a report of  a shooting at Cruisers Saloon at 1611 A Street, according to Antioch police.
     
A group of men who had been kicked out of the bar earlier in the  night returned to the bar with baseball bats with the intention of starting a  fight, police said.
     
One of the men pulled out a handgun and opened fire inside the  bar, police said.
     
A bullet struck a man who was not involved in the altercation,  38-year-old Lizandro Bertolazzi, of Antioch, according to police.
     
Bertolazzi died at the scene.
     
Antioch police today announced that three men and two 17-year-old  boys have been arrested in connection with the attack.
     
The suspects are Giovanni Lopez, 26, Juan Peter Herrera, 22, both  of Antioch, and Raymond Wehr, 22, of Pittsburg.
     
Police said they believe all five suspects have gang affiliations.
     
Police have not said which suspect they believe was the shooter,  citing the ongoing investigation.
 
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