Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date: April 2, 2000

Contact: Sergeant John Carpenter

Phone: (909) 320-8015


[Riverside, California] - On March 25, 2000, at 2217 hours officers responded to the 8400 block of Cypress Ave., reference a radio call of a fight in the street involving several subjects.  Upon arrival, they found a 28 year old Hispanic male suffering from stab wounds to the upper torso.  Paramedics transported the victim to Parkview Community Hospital and he was pronounced deceased.

Samuel Gil, age 19, was arrested and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for 187 PC Murder. 

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of relatives.  Anyone with information related to this homicide should contact Detective Steve Shumway at 320-8011 or Detective Ron SanFilippo at 320-8051.


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