Riverside Police Department Press Release

 
   

For Immediate Release

Date Thursday, July 13, 2006
Contact Steven Frasher, Press Information Officer
Phone (951) 826-5147
     

Man injured in shooting

Riverside, Ca- On July 13, 2006, at approximately 10:40 PM, Riverside police officers responded to the 6800 block of Dorinda Dr. after being dispatched to a call regarding a shooting victim in the area.

Upon arrival officers located a 20-year-old male Black victim who had received a gunshot wound to his right leg. The victim told officers he had been standing in the area of Tyler Ave. and Gould St. when two Hispanic males exited a vehicle, which was being driven by a third Hispanic male, then shot him. The suspects were described as Hispanic males ages 16 to 25 years old, all fled in a light colored four-door vehicle.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The motivation for the shooting is unknown at this time and it is not clear if the shooting is gang related.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Riverside Police Departmentís Investigations Division at (951) 353-7100.

 

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