For Immediate Release
|Date||January 3, 2003|
|Contact||Sergeant Brian Baitx|
Riverside, Ca- On Thursday, January 2nd at
about 8:53 PM the Riverside Police Department responded to the north dead end of
Mountain High Road when a citizen called to report that her husband had just
been shot through their bedroom window. The residence sits alone on a small hill
just west of Western Hills Road in the La Sierra area of Riverside. The
Riverside Police Department Air unit and RFD also responded. Upon arrival
officers found a victim suffering from a gunshot wound and he was immediately
transported via AMR ambulance to Riverside Community Hospital. While undergoing
emergency treatment the victim died.
The victim has been identified Brian John Jacques, 73 years old and is the owner of the residence where the shooting took place. The victim and his wife were home alone when the shooting occurred.
Officers at the scene did not locate any suspects or vehicles related to this shooting. One witness may have seen a small dark colored newer vehicle on the road leading to the residence where the shooting took place about the time when the victim was shot but could not provide any further details to identify the vehicle.
The investigation into this homicide is continuing. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Detective Dave Smith or Detective Keith Kensinger at (909) 320-8000.