Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date August 07, 2002
Contact Sergeant V. Williams
Phone (909) 351-6050
Fax (909) 351-6038


Attempted Homicide

Riverside, Ca-  On 8-07-02 at 11:38 am, officers from the Riverside Police Department were dispatched to the area of Rutland Ave. and Randolph St. regarding a subject with a gun. 

As officers were responding to Randolph St., a caller from the 8400 block of Green Point St. called to report that a male subject had arrived at their house suffering from a gunshot wound.  Riverside Police Officers and medical personnel responded to treat the victim.

The suspect in the shooting, who is still outstanding, is described as a white or Hispanic male, bald and in his late thirties to early forties. He was said to have fled the area in a light blue or gray tractor truck without the trailer attached.

Witnesses to the shooting were located and Detectives from the Crimes Against Person's Unit responded to conduct the follow up investigation.

The victim, whose name is not being released for his safety, was treated and released from a local hospital. His injuries were not life threatening.

Additional information regarding this incident can be obtained by contacting Detective Meyer of the Riverside Police Department's Crimes Against Person's Unit at (909) 320-8000.