Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date August 03, 2002
Contact Sergeant  Eric Charrette
Phone (909) 351-6099
Fax (909) 351-6038


Attempted Homicide

Riverside, Ca-  On Saturday, August 3, 2002 at approximately 10:51 P.M., officers from the Riverside Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing victim who was seen walking in the area of Madison St. and Evans St. Upon arrival officers located a blood trail leading them to a residence in the 3100 block of Madison St. A search of the house was conducted and a male victim was found in a back bedroom. The victim had been stabbed four times to the front and rear of his upper torso. Medical aid personnel responded and transported the victim to Riverside Community Hospital for treatment. Officers located the crime scene at Ahumada’s Market, 7614 Evans St., along with other items of evidence.

 The victim was treated and released with non life-threatening injuries.   The suspect was described as a Hispanic male adult, 18-25 years old, wearing a white shirt.  He was last seen fleeing on foot, west on Evans St. from the market.

 Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Riverside Police Department Investigations Bureau at (909) 320-8000.