Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date April 2, 2002
Contact Sgt. Gary Crawford
Phone (909) 320-8005
Fax (909) 320-8030



Riverside, Ca-  On March 29, 2002 officers from the Riverside Police Department responded to the 7600 block of Lincoln Avenue reference a gunshot victim. Officers located two shooting victims and called for paramedics. The two victims were transported to Riverside Community Hospital where they both expired as a result of their injuries.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene and are conducting the investigation at this time . The two victims were identified as follows:

Jose Louis Vargas Jr.
MLA 26 years
Riverside resident

Carlos Ray Cornejo
MLA 20 years
Riverside resident

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Steve Shumway at (909) 320-8011. Anonymous tips can be left at the same number.