Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date April 22, 2003
Contact Sergeant Steve Johnson
Phone (909) 320-8005
Fax (909) 320-8043


Attempted Homicide

Riverside, Ca-  At approximately 10:36 pm on 4-21-03, officers from the Riverside Police Department responded to the Oasis Bar at 6158 Magnolia Av regarding a gunshot victim inside the bar. When officers entered the bar, they discovered a 24 yr old male victim with a gunshot wound to the chest being attended to by paramedics. The investigation revealed that the victim was shot as he exited the rear door of the business after a brief exchange of words with the suspect. The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle from the rear of the business.

The suspect was located inside his vehicle at Magnolia and Tibbetts at approximately 12:56 am on 4-22-03 and was taken into custody without incident. The suspect was identified as Larry Ford, 47 yrs, from Riverside. After being interviewed by Detectives from the General Investigations Bureau, Mr. Ford was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for Attempted Homicide.