Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date May 30, 2002
Contact Lieutenant J. DeLaRosa
Phone (909) 320-6050
Fax (909) 320-6038


Attempted Homicide

Riverside, Ca-  On Thursday May 30, 2002, at approximately 8:22 P.M., officers from the Riverside Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in front of an apartment complex in the 2000 block of Linden. Upon arrival they found a four-year-old had been shot in the foot. Witnesses reported seeing a white compact vehicle with four black males drive by a group standing in front of the complex. One of the subjects fired an unknown caliber handgun several times into the crowd, striking the victim. The victim was transported to Riverside Community Hospital for treatment.

At approximately 10:05 P.M., officers located the vehicle and the four subjects at a residence in the 1100 block of Monte Vista. The four subjects were detained pending further investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Riverside Police Department Gang Unit at (909) 320-8150 or 320-8105.