Man surrenders after finding name on ‘Most Wanted’ list

Man surrenders after finding name on 'Most Wanted' list (Image 1)
Man surrenders after finding name on 'Most Wanted' list (Image 1)

A California man turned himself in after Googling his name and finding himself on a “most wanted” Web site, according to authorities.

Christopher Viatafa, 27, was wanted by police in San Leandro, California for firing shots into the ground following an argument at a party he was attending last August.

He had no idea his mug shot was featured on Northern California's Most Wanted Web site until he looked himself up on the Internet.

When he found out, he was alarmed enough to turn himself in to authorities.

“Although it wasn't good judgment that landed him on the Web site, he did used good judgment to turn himself in after seeing his photo,” San Leandro, Calif., Police said in a statement.

Viatafa has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon, police said.

He is now listed as a “captured fugitive” on the Web site, which features more than 25 of the Bay Area's most wanted criminals.

*ABC News contributed to this report.

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