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Posted on: June 11, 2022

Attempt Homicide and Illegal Firearm Arrest


Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Mariano Matos III

File # Y221610030


Ramiro Reyes

On June 10, 2022, at 3:32 P.M., patrol deputies assigned to the city of Coachella and the Coachella Community Action Team (CCAT), responded to a shooting which occurred in the 50-900 block of Chiapas Drive in the city of Coachella. Investigation revealed the suspect shot multiple times at the victim who was standing in his front yard. The victim was not injured during the shooting. CCAT assumed the investigation which led them to the suspects residence located in the 50-600 block of Chiapas Drive. 

With the assistance of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team, CCAT Served a search warrant at the suspects residence. The suspect, Ramiro Reyes, a 20-year-old resident of Coachella, was taken into custody without incident. A search of the residence was conducted, and a short barreled sawed-off shotgun was located and seized. Reyes was booked at the John Benoit Detention Center, in the city of Indio, for attempt homicide and possession of a short barreled shotgun.

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