Arrests Made in THA Blue Flame Shooting

SBPD Arrests Two Suspects in THA Blue Flame Shooting
Posted on Oct 20, 2022
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San Bernardino Police Arrest Two Suspected in THA Blue Flame Shooting

On Friday, May 20, 2022, at about 11:53 pm, a shooting occurred at THA Blue Flame Lounge located in the 3600 block of E. Highland Avenue. One victim was located deceased at the scene, and eight additional victims were identified at local hospitals.

After hundreds of hours of investigation into this incident, Joshua Delgado, aged 21, and a second juvenile suspect were identified as being responsible for the shooting. On October 12, 2022, members of the San Bernardino Police Department's Specialized Investigations Unit, along with District Resource Officers, conducted a traffic stop on Delgado's vehicle and took him into custody without incident. A search warrant was written for Delgado's residence and during the search two handguns, magazines, and ammunition were located, in addition to other items of evidentiary value.

On October 19, 2022, the juvenile suspect was located in the 4500 block of N. Little Mountain Drive and was arrested without incident. He is a documented gang member and was booked into a juvenile detention facility on the charge of murder.

San Bernardino Police Department remains committed to protecting our residents and will pursue violent criminals no matter how long it takes to bring them to justice, and these arrests demonstrate those efforts. Outstanding work by everyone involved in this investigation.