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Lake Elsinore Station

Posted on: May 10, 2023


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Riverside County Sheriff-Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ben Ramirez 

File # F231270012


Samuel Anthony Salazar

On May 7, 2023, a homicide occurred in the city of Lake Elsinore. Samuel Anthony Salazar was identified as a person of interest and is wanted for questioning in relation to the homicide. Anyone with information about the incident or the known whereabouts are encouraged to contact the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office Central Homicide Unit. (951) 955-2777


On May 07, 2023, at about 2:09 p.m., deputies from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff Station responded to a report of a medical aid call in the 33100 block of Jamieson St., Lake Elsinore. Deputies arrived within minutes and located a male victim with gunshot wounds. The male victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Deputies secured the area as a crime scene and investigators from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff Station responded. The Central Homicide Unit also responded and assumed the investigation.

The victim’s identification is 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 Anderson with the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Stites at the Lake Elsinore Sheriff Station at 951-245-3300.

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

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