Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date November 7, 2003
Contact Sergeant Steve Johnson
Phone (909) 320-8005
Fax (909) 320-8043


Man Killed in Eastside Neighborhood

Riverside, Ca- On Thursday November 6, 2003 at 10:37 P.M. the Riverside Police Officers responded to the 1700 block of Loma Vista Street after several citizens called to report the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival officers located a 23 year-old Riverside man lying in a driveway. He had sustained several gunshot wounds to his upper body. He was transported to Riverside Community Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The Riverside County Sheriff Coroner will release his identity after his family has been notified.

Several witnesses said they saw 3 to 4 Hispanic males run from the area. They might have left the area in a dark colored minivan.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is urged to contact Detective Jim Brandt at 909-320-8027 or Detective Rick Cobb at 909-320-8034.