RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Written Date:||February 3, 2020||Time:||11:15 AM|
|Incident Date:||February 2, 2020||Time:||7:59 PM|
|Incident Location:||200 Block of E. 4th Street, Perris|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Richard Carroll|
On Sunday, February 2, 2020, at 7:59 PM, deputies responded to a business in the 200 block of E. 4th Street in Perris, for a report of an Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Deputies arrived within minutes and located an unconscious adult male lying on the ground, suffering from a gunshot wound. Despite life-saving efforts by deputies and medical personnel, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has been identified as 21-year-old Gelder Funes-Lopez from Temecula.
The area was searched for a suspect; however, the suspect(s) remains outstanding. The investigation is ongoing, and currently, there are no additional details regarding the suspect(s) available for release.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Navarrete at (951) 955-2777.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff’s 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions. If you are interested in a career with us, please apply at www.joinrsd.org or call 1-888-Join-RSD