Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date January 22, 2001
Contact Sergeant John DeLaRosa
Phone (909) 320-8005
Fax (909) 320-8043



Riverside, Ca-  On Monday, January 22, 2001, at approximately 3:56 A.M., officers from the Riverside Police Department responded to 4065 St Paul regarding a reported attempt murder. They arrived and found two victims in the residence suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. Responding medical personnel pronounced one victim dead at the scene. The other victim was transported to Parkview Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

There was no sign of forced entry into the residence, and the motive for the shooting remains undetermined. The victims have been identified as Eduardo Jaime Leyva, Hispanic male, 24 years- old, of Riverside, and Jason Mathew Leyva, Hispanic male, 18 years old, of Riverside.

Anyone with further information related to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Steve Johnson at (909) 320-8038, or Detective Bill Barnes at (909) 320-8003.