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Moreno Valley Station

Posted on: April 28, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Homicide


Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ben Ramirez

File # MV221180001


On April 28, 2022, at about 12:00 a.m., deputies from the Moreno Valley Sheriff Station responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Frederick St. n/of Alessandro Blvd., Moreno Valley. Deputies arrived within seconds and located a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds. The male victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Deputies secured the area as a crime scene and investigators from Moreno Valley Sheriff Station responded. The Central Homicide Unit also responded and assumed the investigation.

The victim was identified as Rafael Deluna, a 21-year-old resident of Moreno Valley. 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 Jones with the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Fazio at the Moreno Valley Sheriff Station at 951-486-6700.

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

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