Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date May 27, 2001
Contact Sergeant John DeLaRosa
Phone (909) 320-8005
Fax (909) 320-8043


Attempt Homicide

Riverside, Ca-  On Saturday, May 26, 2001, at approximately 9:34 P.M., officers from the Riverside Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in front of 7353 Evans Street. Upon arrival they found one adult male down in the driveway in front of the residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. Medical personnel responded and transported the victim to Riverside Community Hospital.

Witnesses reported the victim was attending a birthday party when he was confronted on the sidewalk in front of the residence. A verbal argument ensued during which the victim was shot several times. The victim, identified as Gilbert Lemos, Hispanic male, 31 years old of Riverside, was listed in critical condition.

Anyone with further information related to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Ron Sanfilippo at (909) 320-8051 or Detective Steve Shumway at (909) 320-8011.