Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date Monday, July 1, 2006
Contact Sergeant Leon Phillips
Phone (951) 353-7106

Man Shot While Driving

Riverside, Ca- On June 30, 2006, at approximately 6:49 PM, the Riverside Police Department received several calls of shots heard in the area of Fairview Avenue and Bronson Way. Officers responded and found a gunshot victim at the intersection of Bronson Way and Elsinore Road. The victim was transported by ambulance to Riverside Community Hospital where he was admitted for emergency medical treatment for his injury. His condition is not considered life threatening although he will remain in the hospital for observation.

According to the victim, he and another driver were involved in a disagreement over some type of right of way violation. The suspect fired several shots into the victimís car and fled the scene. He was gone from the area by the time officers began arriving. The victim provided information to the officers that led them to a house in Palm Desert where they contacted and detained 22-year-old Tyhir Duvall of Palm Desert. Detectives are following up on several leads and the investigation is continuing. Duvall was arrested for Attempted Murder and booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Ron Sanfilippo at (951) 353-7105.