Saturday Incident ends in Arrest
According to the Bishop Police department the incident played out Saturday evening in east Bishop.
On Saturday, February 28, 2015 at about 8:50 PM, Officers from the Bishop Police Department responded to the area of the 300 block of East Line Street regarding a report of someone brandishing a firearm.
Upon arrival, Officers located the Victim, Danielle Jordan. Jordan had obvious injuries and reported to the Officers that she had been attacked by September Downey, age 38 of Bishop. Jordan claimed that Downey had assaulted her with an unknown type of firearm and that she had been rendered unconscious as a result of the assault. The attack had been witnessed by others in the area.
According to the Bishop Police Department, “further investigation revealed that the weapon was a replica firearm/ BB Gun and that Jordan had been shot and beaten with the BB gun during the assault.”
The suspect, Downey, was located a short time later at her residence and taken into custody without incident. Jordan was treated at Northern Inyo Hospital for her injuries.
Downey was subsequently booked at Inyo County Jail on various charges, including Attempted Homicide, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Battery Causing Great Bodily Injury, and Violation of Probation. Downey’ Bail is currently set at $500,000.