Press Releases

Moreno Valley Station

Posted on: April 12, 2022

Attempt Murder / Homicide

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ed Baeza

File # MV221010192

Update:

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Willie Lee Clark

On April 14, 2022, the victim in this case succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by medical personnel at the hospital. The victim’s next of kin has been notified. Investigators from the Central Homicide Unit and Coroner’s Office will respond to the location to take custody of the body. This case is now being investigated as a homicide.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Investigators Martin Alfaro of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Myling Sam of the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station 951-486-6700.

Details:

On April 11, 2022, at 3:01 p.m., deputies from the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to several calls regarding a shooting on the 27000 block of Brodiaea Ave., in Moreno Valley. Upon arriving, deputies located a male juvenile victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he remains in intensive care. A description of the suspect was obtained and the suspect was identified as Willie Lee Clark Jr., an 18-year-old resident of Moreno Valley. Clark was later located by deputies. Crime scenes were secured, and Investigators from the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station and the Central Homicide Unit responded to assume the investigation. Willie Lee Clark Jr. was later booked into jail for attempt murder. The investigation is on-going.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Investigators Martin Alfaro of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Myling Sam of the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station 951-486-6700.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's Homicide Tipline online form.

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


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