Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date August 28, 2001
Contact Lt. Alex Tortes
Phone (909) 351-6074
Fax (909) 351-6051


Drive-By Shooting

Location: 14th & Sedgwick (Community Settlement Association)
Date: August 28, 2001
Time: 2110 hrs.

Riverside, Ca. - At approximately 9:10 P.M., six males had just finished playing basketball at the Community Settlement Association basketball court. The men and a 3 ˝ year old girl, were resting when they heard approximately 5 - 6 shots come from the area of 14th and Sedgwick. One of the men received a gun shot wound to his right knee. The man was transported to Riverside Community Hospital for treatment and the injury was not considered life threatening. The victim’s identity was not available.

After the shots had been fired the men and witnesses in the area saw a dark car in the area where the shots were thought to have come from. Officers talked to several people in the area and conducted a search for evidence but suspect information and evidence was not obtained.

The investigation is pending.