Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ed Baeza 

File # PE232040102


On July 23, 2023, at 8:50 p.m., deputies assigned to the Riverside Sheriff’s Perris Station responded to the 300 block of 3rd Street, in Perris, to reports of gunshots heard in the area. When deputies arrived, they located a male suffering from gunshot wounds. Deputies rendered medical aid and checked the surrounding area for additional victims, but none were found. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital by ambulance. Despite medical care, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The crime scene was secured and the Central Homicide Unit responded to assume the investigation. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Investigator D. Sandoval of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator J. Newby of the Riverside Sheriff’s Perris Station at 951-210-1000.

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

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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