RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Assault with a Deadly Weapon|
|Written Date:||April 3, 2021||Time:||9:43 PM|
|Incident Date:||April 3, 2021||Time:||8:45 PM|
|Incident Location:||handler Street x Hall Avenue, Eastvale|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Lionel Murphy|
On Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 8:45 PM, deputies from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to the area of Chandler Street crossing Hall Avenue, in the City of Eastvale, regarding a shooting investigation. The investigation revealed that an unknown suspect fired several handgun rounds at a passing vehicle from a dark color van as they approached the intersection of Chandler Street crossing Hellman Avenue. The handgun rounds struck the victim’s vehicle and caused minor, non-life-threatening injuries to the victim. After the shooting, the suspect fled the area and has not been contacted. The victim was transported to a local hospital to be treated.
This is an active and ongoing investigation, and no additional details are currently available. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Sheriff’s Dispatch at (951) 776-1099.
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