Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date October 19, 2003
Contact Sergeant Steve Johnson
Phone (909) 320-8005
Fax (909) 320-8043


Man Shot in Casa Blanca Neighborhood

Riverside, Ca-  On Sunday October 19, 2003 at approximately 2:00 A.M. Riverside Police officers responded to the area of Madison Avenue and Peters Street after several residents called 911 and reported the sounds of gunshots. The officers located an 18 year-old Riverside man who had sustained at least one gunshot wound. He was transported to Riverside Community Hospital where he later died. The Riverside County Sheriff Coronerís Office will release the manís identity after his family is notified.

Police closed Peters Street for several hours as investigators collected evidence at the crime scene.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is urged to contact Detective Steve Shumway at 909-320-8011 or Detective Medici at 909-320-8049.