Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Wenndy Brito-Gonzalez
File # L231700113
On Monday, June 19, 2023, at 11:31 PM, a deputy from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station conducted a check of an occupied vehicle in the area of Bromley Avenue and Baker Street in Lake Elsinore. When the deputy approached the vehicle, the driver produced a handgun and a deputy-involved shooting occurred.
The driver was struck by gunfire and deputies rendered medical aid until paramedics arrived. The driver was later transported to a local hospital where he remains in stable condition.
The involved deputy will be placed on paid administrative leave according to Department policy. The name of the involved deputy will not be released at this time.
An investigator from the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office will lead this investigation, aided by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office Force Investigation Detail. This is an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Riverside County District Attorney Investigator Eric Crosson or Riverside County Sheriff’s Master Investigator Daniel Moody at 951-955-2777.
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