California murder suspect goes to TV station before surrending

December 31, 2013 5:08:15 AM PST
A California murder suspect showed up at a television station, hoping to publicly declare his innocence before turning himself over to police.

Brendan Sanders showed up at the KGET studios in Bakersfield Sunday night. Police had reportedly been looking for him for more than a month.

Sanders is wanted in the shooting death of 35-year-old Jerry Gray back in November. A teen was also wounded in the incident. He said he didn't even know police were looking for him until his grandmother told him and when he found out, wanted to proclaim his innocence.

"I don't want to get accused of something I didn't do," Sanders told the TV station. "I just want justice. That's it."

Sanders says he didn't know Gray, but did know the other gunshot victim.

"I have my witnesses that'll testify and let you guys know that I'm innocent," he said.

The station's news director called police, who then came and picked up Sanders.

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