On Monday, February 10, 2020 at 1200 hours, the Atascadero Police Department’s Investigations Unit arrested Derrick Lee Green, a 36-year-old male from Atascadero. Mr. Green was booked at San Luis Obispo County Jail on charges of 246 PC (Shooting at an inhabited dwelling) and 29800(a) (1) PC, (Felon in possession of a firearm), both felonies. Mr. Green’s bail was set at $100,000. This investigation is on-going and no further information will be released at this time.

Shooting Investigation

On Sunday, February 9, 2020 at approximately 5:50PM, Atascadero Police Department (APD) officers and members of the Atascadero Fire Services responded to the 8800 block of Old Santa Rosa Road regarding a shooting. Officers and fire personnel arrived on scene and discovered a male victim had been shot in the stomach at close range.

The alleged suspect in the shooting fled the scene prior to officer arrival. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. APD Crime Scene and Investigations Units, along with Investigators from the District Attorney’s Office responded and began conducting follow up investigation. The victim’s condition is unknown at this time, but he is expected to survive. Preliminary investigation shows that the cause of the shooting may be accidental. The APD investigations unit is actively conducting follow up investigation to the incident. No further information will be released at this time.