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SBSD - Highland Police Department
Wednesday May 24th, 2023 :: 04:38 p.m. PDT


Verbal Altercation Leads to Shooting; Deputies Arrest Convicted Felon Who is Prohibited from Possessing Firearms

DATE/TIME: May 22, 2023 / 1:55 p.m.

INCIDENT:    PC245(a)(2) - Assault with a Firearm / PC246 - Shooting at Dwelling / PC29800(a)(1) - Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

LOCATION: 27100 Block of Baseline Street, Highland (Joy's Lounge parking lot)

SUSPECT(S): Mason Mcgee, 31-year-old, resident of Highland, CA

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On Monday, May 22, 2023, at 1:55 p.m., Highland Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a shooting at the Joy’s Lounge parking lot. The suspect was involved in a verbal altercation with the victim and walked back to his vehicle and retrieved a firearm. The suspect fired a round in the air and got back into his vehicle and exited the parking lot. The suspect stopped in the roadway and fired another round toward the victim, striking an apartment complex.

Investigators obtained evidence at the scene and identified and located the suspect, Mason Mcgee. Investigators served a search warrant on the 25000 block of 6th St in Highland and recovered the  firearm suspected to have been used during the shooting. Mcgee was arrested for PC245(a)(2), assault with a firearm, PC246, shooting at dwelling, and PC29800(a)(1), convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Mcgee was booked at the Central Detention Center with bail set at $250,000.00. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Highland Sheriff's Station (909) 425-9793. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotlineat 1-800-78-CRIME(27463) or you may leave information on the website at

Refer: Deputy C. Dominguez / Detective C. Coillot

Station: Highland Station

Phone No. 909-425-9793

Case No. 132301816

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Highland Police Department
26985 Base Line St
Highland, CA 92346

Emergency: 9-1-1

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