Authorities Searching for Man Wanted for Assault With a Deadly Weapon in Adelanto Apartment Fight

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Authorities are looking for an Adelanto man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and attempted homicide stemming from a large fight at an apartment complex, sheriff’s officials reported.

Sheriff's officials are looking for Robert Rogers, Jr. in connection with a fight at an Adelanto apartment complex. (Credit: Victor Valley Sheriff's Department)

Sheriff’s officials are looking for Robert Rogers, Jr. in connection with a fight at an Adelanto apartment complex. (Credit: Victor Valley Sheriff’s Department)

The fight involving 20 people broke out about 8:45 p.m. on Dec. 10, 2016 at the Candlewick Apartments, located in the 11200 block of Chamberlaine. Investigators said people used sticks, bats and hammers in the fight. One person, later identified as Janet Wydner, allegedly brandished a shotgun at the crowd and threatened to shoot, sheriff’s officials said.

Authorities obtained warrants and filed charges of attempted homicide and assault with a deadly weapon against Wydner, as well as suspects Robert Rogers, Jr. and Jerrell Johnson, the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Department said in a released statement.

Authorities said the suspects fled the scene when deputies arrived.

The shotgun was later found in a car.

After receiving anonymous tips following the incident, Wynder was arrested two days later on Dec. 12, 2016.

Wydner was booked for assault with a deadly weapon and being held in lieu of $1.5 million.

Johnson was arrested Jan. 19 and booked into the San Bernardino County Jail in lieu of $1 million bail.

Rogers, Jr. has not been located, officials said.

Anyone with information about Rogers is asked to contact Det. Osvaldo Pelayes at the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station at 760-552-3801.