Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date August 27, 2002
Contact Sergeant V. Williams
Phone (909) 351-6050
Fax (909) 351-6051


Attempted Murder

Riverside, Ca-  On 8-27-02 at 3:25 pm, officers from the Riverside Police Department responded to 11060 Magnolia Ave. regarding reports of shots heard and people seen running from the parking lot of the Department of Public Social Services building. 

Upon arrival, officers located a male shooting victim at the corner of La Sierra Ave. and Diana Ave., bleeding from the right arm. The victim, a 32 year-old Corona man, was treated by paramedics and transported to a local hospital. His injuries were not considered life threatening.

The shooting stemmed from a verbal argument between the victim and two suspects. The suspects were said to have fled in a dark colored vehicle with a red stripe down the side. The two suspects, who are still outstanding, are described as male Hispanics with shaved heads, in their twenties.

The victim, whose name is not being released for his safety, was treated at a local hospital.

Any additional information regarding this incident can be obtained by contacting Sergeant Vance Hardin of the Riverside Police Departmentís Gang Unit at  (909) 320-8100.