Riverside Police Department
Press Release

25 Mar 2000

Police Investigate Homicide (Preliminary Press Release) (Sgt. Villanueva)

Riverside, Ca.-At about 10:15 p.m., officers were called to the area of Cypress and Challen where more than seven gang members were fighting. Officers arrived and found one victim in the street suffering from multiple stab wounds in the chest area. Paramedics were called, and transported the victim to Parkview Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The name of the deceased is not being released pending the Coroner's notification of family members.

Riverside Police Homicide Detectives responded to the scene, and started their investigation. Due to the nature of this investigation, there is no more preliminary information at this time. As the investigation reveals certain facts, more information may follow. Anyone with information relating to this homicide may telephone Sergeant John Carpenter at (909) 320-8000.