Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date December 25, 2000
Contact Sergeant John Carpenter
Phone (909) 320-8015



Riverside, Ca-  On December 25, 2000, around 7:30 PM patrol officers responded to the front of 10212 Gould St. reference a 911 call of a subject asking for police. Upon arrival, police discovered that a large group of individuals had gotten into an altercation that escalated into a fight. During the fight, a juvenile subject was stabbed in the chest and an adult was stabbed in the arm. Another adult subject was struck in the head with an unknown hard object.

One unidentified adult male subject was detained by police and subsequently booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for 245 (a)(1) PC (Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

All three injured subjects were transported to local hospitals and none of the injuries are believed to be life threatening at this time. The incident is currently under investigation and possibly gang related. Due to the nature of this type of investigation, the names of the victims are being withheld.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call Detective Bill Barnes @ (909) 320-8003 or Detective Steve Johnson @ (909) 320-8038.