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Press Release: Officer Involved Shooting
Agency: Central Homicide Unit
Station Area: Southwest
Written Date: December 2, 2018 Time: 3:00 PM
Incident Date: December 2, 2018 Time: 10:43 AM
Incident Location: 31500 Block of S. Temecula Parkway, Temecula
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Chris Willison, Public Information Officer
File Number(s): TE183360049


On Sunday, December 2, 2018, about 10:43 AM, officers from the Temecula Police Department responded to a call of a suspicious person in the 31500 block of S. Temecula Parkway.  The initial officer made contact with the suspicious person and an officer involved shooting occurred.  The suspect, whose name will not be released at this time, was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  There are no outstanding suspects and no threat to the community. 

The Officer involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave per department policy.  The involved officer’s name will not be released at this time.  Investigators from the Riverside County Sheriff Department's Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation.  This is an active investigation and no additional details are available at this time.  The Riverside County Sheriff's Department encourages anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Roberto Navarrete at (951) 955-2777, or Temecula Police Department Investigator Gray at (951) 696-3000.

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

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