Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date September 20, 2002
Contact Sergeant Mike Cook 
Phone (909) 320-8007
Fax (909) 320-8043



Riverside, Ca-  On Friday September 20, 2002 at about 12:40 hours, officers from the Riverside Police Department responded to La Sierra High School at 4145 La Sierra Ave. Upon their arrival, they found a 17 year-old male subject deceased from an apparent self inflicted gun shot wound.  The deceased was a student at the school and was found on the football field of the campus.  Arraignments have been made for counselors to be available to students.  The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of the family and will be released by the coronerís office.  Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Officer Christian Dinco at (909) 320-8036.