Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date February 27, 2003
Contact Sergeant Bruce Loftus
Phone (909) 320-8061
Fax (909) 320-8043



Riverside, Ca-  On Thursday February 27, 2003 at about 0920 officers from the Riverside Police Department responded to the 6000 block of Anita reference a subject down. Upon arrival officers located a male victim who had been shot. The victim was transported to Riverside Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family by the coronerís office.

Witnesses provided a description of a possible suspect and suspect vehicle. Patrol officers stopped the suspect, Christopher Michael Brennan 23 of Riverside near 14th and Brockton. They also located a vehicle nearby and recovered a handgun. The suspect was interviewed by homicide detectives and booked into the Riverside County Jail for Murder. The investigation is continuing at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact:
Detective Ron Sanfilippo (909) 320-8051
File P3-03-058-111