Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date July 27, 2002
Contact Sergeant Gary Crawford
Phone (909) 320-8005
Fax (909) 320-8030



Riverside, Ca-  On July 26, 2002, officers from the Riverside Police Department were called to the emergency room at Parkview Hospital in reference to a shooting victim. The investigation shows that two unknown persons dumped the victim near the hospitalís emergency room and fled in a car. The victim is described as a male Hispanic, seventeen-year-old, and a Riverside resident. The victim appears to have died as a result of a gunshot wound to the chest. The location of occurrence is not known. Detectives were called to take over the investigation.

Anyone with information in the investigation is encouraged to call Detective Jeff Joseph at 320-8000.