Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

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

Homicide Investigation

Riverside, Ca- The Riverside Police Department responded at 10:48 p.m., Tuesday night, September 12, 2006, to 911 calls of shots fired in the 2200-block of Rancho Drive in Riverside. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 26-year-old black male had been shot and had fallen in the front yard of a residence.

American Medical Response ambulance attendants responded. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The Riverside County Coroner has not yet identified the victim.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information helpful to this investigation is urged to contact Detective Jim Brandt at (951) 353-7137 or Detective Mike Medici at (951) 353-7104.