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Press Release: Homicide Investigation
Agency: Central Homicide Unit
Station Area: Hemet
Written Date: 12-19-2017 Time: 10:00 pm
Incident Date: 12-19-2017 Time: 10:12 am
Incident Location: Earle Court and De Waide Ave., Hemet
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Steve Brosche
File Number(s): D173530027

Update 02-09-2018:

On Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at approximately 10:12 AM, deputies from the Hemet Sheriff’s Station received a report of a man down from a possible gunshot, near the intersection of Earle Court and De Waide Avenue, in the unincorporated community of Valle Vista.  Personnel from the California Highway Patrol initially responded to the location reference a suspected traffic collision involving two people and a moped.  The CHP requested Hemet Station deputies respond when they discovered one of the people associated with the moped suffered a gunshot wound.  Within seven minutes of the CHP request, Hemet Station patrol personnel arrived on scene.  The Patrol personnel searched the area for possible threats, secured the scene, and began the investigation.  No immediate threats to the public or deputies were identified.

Daniel Carrillo, a 23-year-old male resident of Hemet, was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The second male adult was identified, and was not injured during the incident.  Investigators from the Hemet Sheriff’s Station and Central Homicide Unit responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.  The investigation has determined no other persons are directly involved in this incident and no suspects are outstanding.  All persons involved in the death have been identified and the investigation is on-going.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's Homicide Tipline online form.


On Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at about 10:12 am, deputies assigned to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department-Hemet Station were dispatched to investigate a possible vehicle collision in the unincorporated county area of Valle Vista.  When deputies arrived, they discovered an adult male had been shot. Life saving measures were initiated and medical personnel summoned but the victim, later identified as Daniel Carrillo, a 23-year-old male from Hemet, died at the scene. The Riverside Sheriff’s Department-Central Homicide Unit and Hemet Station Investigators have assumed the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Investigator Button of the Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit at (760) 393-3531 or Investigator Porrazo at 951-719-3400.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's Homicide Tipline online form.

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