Attempted Murder


Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jeff Reese

File # L223280002


On November 24, 2022, deputies from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station responded to the 32600 block of Mission Trail in Lake Elsinore reference an assault with a deadly weapon. Upon arrival, deputies discovered several individuals suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. Deputies from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team assumed the investigation.

During the course of the investigation, the suspect in the case was identified as Miguel Lopez Flores (age 18), a resident of Quail Valley. On January 20, 2023, the Lake Elsinore Station SET arrested Flores without incident.

Flores was booked into Cois Byrd Detention Center and charged with attempted murder.

This is an ongoing investigation.  Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Deputy Crivello or Deputy Frey at the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station (951) 245-3300.

As a reminder, “Community Policing” involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members.  Business owners and residents are encouraged to report criminal activity directly to law enforcement by calling Sheriff’s Dispatch at (951) 776-1099, or by calling 911 if the matter is an emergency.

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