RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Discharge of a Firearm in a Gross Negligent Manner|
|Station Area:||Lake Elsinore|
|Written Date:||July 7, 2020||Time:||1:41 PM|
|Incident Date:||July 4, 2020||Time:||9:35 PM|
|Incident Location:||29000 Block of Fig Way, Lake Elsinore|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant J. Morando|
On July 4, 2020, about 9:35 P.M., deputies from the Lake Elsinore Station were dispatched to the 29000 Block of Fig Way, in the City of Lake Elsinore, County of Riverside, in reference to a shots fired call. It was reported a White male adult, approximately 6’ tall, bald, and multiple tattoos was shooting a handgun into the air and then into the ground. Upon arrival, deputies contacted Brian Bak 44-year-old, out of Lake Elsinore. Deputies detained the suspect and conducted a safety sweep of the property. A female was located inside the residence. Both subjects were detained, and a search warrant was written and served at the residence. During the search deputies located a weapon and evidence of shots being fired. Bak was arrested and subsequently transported to Cois Byrd Detention Center.
This investigation is on-going and anyone with further information on this case is encouraged to contact Deputy Frey from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station by calling (951) 245-3300.