Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date October 18, 2002
Contact Sergeant Dan Hoxmeier
Phone (909) 320-8053
Fax (909) 320-8043


Homicide at Gramercy and Hedrick

Riverside, Ca-  On October 18, 2002, at approximately 0014 hours, Riverside Police Officers responded to the intersection of Gramercy Place and Hedrick Street regarding a citizen’s report of “shots fired with a subject down.”  Upon arrival, officers discovered a large crowd of people in the street and a 20-year-old male gunshot victim laying in the intersection.  The victim had suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced deceased on scene by emergency medical assistance personnel.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a large party had taken place at a residence located in the 10000 block of Gramercy Place when a confrontation took place in the street near the residence.  The victim has been identified by the Riverside County Sheriff / Coroner as Jorge Argumedo.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Detective Rita Cobb at (909) 320 8027.