RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|August 7, 2021
|August 6, 2021
|22800 block of Rios Ave., Mead Valley
|Sergeant Ben Ramirez
On August 6, 2021, at about 4:02 p.m., deputies assigned to the Perris Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon in the 22800 block of Rios Ave., Mead Valley. Upon arrival, deputies found a male victim inside a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. Shortly after, the victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The area was secured as a crime scene and station investigators responded to begin the investigation. The Central Homicide Unit also responded and assumed the investigation.
The victim’s identity will not be released, pending notification to next of kin. The investigation is currently on-going and no further information will be released at this time. If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Investigator Stutler at the Perris Sheriff Station at 951-210-1000 or Investigator Robertson with the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's Homicide Tipline online form.
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