Madera police arrested three men — one of whom allegedly fired a gun at a theft victim — after they were caught stealing two lawnmowers from the victim’s backyard Sunday night.
Police said the victim saw the three men — Alan Ochoa, Cesar Cruz and Jonathan Victorino — try to leave with the two lawnmowers. When Ochoa saw the victim, he fired his revolver at the person, police said. The victim was not harmed, but bullets struck a car and a house a few feet from the victim.
The trio was arrested at a local drive-thru minutes after the incident. The lawnmowers were returned to the victim.