A man wanted in connection with a shooting in Bakersfield last month was arrested Monday in Tehachapi.

Michael Pinon, 36, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a firearm, being a felon in possession of a firearm and other offenses, according to police. 

Pinon is accused in a shooting that occurred Feb. 24 in the 3600 block of Stockdale Highway in Bakersfield. Police said the victim suffered minor/moderate injuries.

When officers attempted to take him into custody Monday, Pinon tried fleeing with a gun in his waistband, police said. He was arrested and the firearm seized. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.