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Sonora, CA — 23 year old Michael Wallace of Jamestown is currently taking his meals at the Tuolumne County Jail.

Wallace was arrested Tuesday evening at approximately 10:30 and charged with shooting at a moving vehicle. He also has bench warrants for his arrest for drug and traffic violations in Lancaster, California.

According to Sheriff´s deputies reports, Wallace became involved with three 17 year olds; two from Jamestown and one from Sonora, at a party on Golden Dove in the Valponi Acres area of Jamestown.

It was determined that Wallace had fired a shotgun at a vehicle driven by one of the teenagers who then returned fire with a 9mm Smith and Wesson semi-automatic handgun. Later deputies found that 9mm Smith and Wesson, a pair of brass knuckles (possession is a felony) and a small amount of marijuana in the teen´s black Chevrolet Camaro.

While Wallace remains in custody, the juveniles have been turned over to the county´s Probation Department.

Written by Bill Johnson