Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date May 25, 2001
Contact Sergeant T. Bacon
Phone (909) 320-8061
Fax (909) 320-8043


187 PC- Murder

Riverside, Ca-  On Thursday May 24, 2001 at 2320 Hrs, the Riverside Police Department responded to an attempted Murder call at the 2900 block of Cridge Street. Officers located two male adults who had sustained apparent gun shot wounds. Both victims were transported to Riverside Community Hospital. One victim was pronounced dead upon arrival. A second victim was treated and is in stable condition.

Homicide Detectives responded and conducted a homicide investigation. The investigation revealed that the victims and a three-year old child were sitting in a parked vehicle when another vehicle pulled up next to them. Occupants of the vehicle fired an unknown number of rounds into the victimís vehicle. The three-year-old was not injured.

Deceased Victim, Sergio Gonzales, DOB 06/18/77.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call Homicide Detectiveís Keith Kensinger at (909) 320-8034 or Vic Williams at (909) 320-8024.