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Posted on: June 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Search Warrant / Attempt Homicide Arrest

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Search Warrant / Attempt Homicide Arrest
Station Area:Coachella
Written Date:June 10, 2021Time:8:30 PM
Incident Date:February 15, 2021Time:12:49 AM
Incident Location:49-300 block of Grapefruit Boulevard, Coachella
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Mariano Matos III
File Number(s):Y210460001


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Eduardo Lopez

Details:

On February 15, 2021, at 12:49 A.M., deputies assigned to the city of Coachella responded to the 49-300 block of Grapefruit Boulevard regarding a subject shot at the location. When deputies arrived, they located a male who sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The Coachella Community Action Team (CCAT) assumed the investigation was able to identify one of the suspects as Eduardo Lopez, 27 of Coachella.

On June 10, 2021, at 7:30 P.M., CCAT with the assistance of the Southern Coachella Valley Community Service District Team (SCVCSDT), served a search warrant at a residence in the 83-500 block of Mecca Hills in the city of Coachella.  Lopez was taken into custody and booked at the John Benoit Detention Center, in the city of Indio, for attempt homicide.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy Ruiz with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at (760)863-8990, or Crime Stoppers at (760)341-STOP (7867).

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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