RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Homicide |
|Station Area:||Good Hope|
|Written Date:||September 21, 2020||Time:||1:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||September 21, 2020||Time:||12:52 AM|
|Incident Location:||21900 block of Post Road unincorporated area of Good Hope|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Richard Carroll|
On Monday, September 21, 2020, at 12:52 AM, deputies from the Perris Station responded to a residence in the 21900 block of Post Road in the unincorporated area of Good Hope for a report of a shooting. Deputies arrived within minutes and located an unconscious male adult, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation. During the investigation, it was determined the decedent died as a result of the shooting. 23-year-old Nicholas Rivera of Good Hope was arrested and booked into custody. The name of the decedent is being withheld pending notification of the family.
This is an active investigation, and no additional details are currently available. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Gonzales at (951) 955-2777.
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