Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date June 5, 2005
Contact Sergeant Patrick Watters
Phone (951) 351-6240
Fax (951) 351-6051


Attempted Homicide

Riverside, Ca- At approximately 00:26 AM, UNET (University Neighborhood Enforcement Team) officers were flagged down by the friend of a shooting victim in the 1200 block of University. At about the same time, we received 911 calls regarding shots heard in the area of University and Eucalyptus.

The victim was confronted and shot by suspects near Eucalyptus and University, then driven away from the scene by his friend who flagged down the officers. The male adult victim suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he is being treated for his wound and is in stable condition.

The Riverside Police Department is requesting that anyone with information about this incident please contact the Departmentís Investigations Division at (951) 320-8000.