For Immediate Release
|Date||April 17, 2004|
|Contact||Sergeant John Capen|
Riverside, Ca- On Saturday April 17, 2004, at 9:57 P.M. Riverside Police
Officers responded to an apartment complex in the 1300 block of Massachusetts
Avenue after several citizens called 911 to report hearing gunshots. When
officers arrived they found two male juveniles, 17 and 16 years old, with
several gunshot wounds to their upper bodies. Both juveniles were transported
via ambulance to Riverside County Regional Medical Center in Moreno Valley. The
17 year old victim, from Ontario, was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The
16-year-old victim, from Riverside, underwent surgery and is expected to
Witnesses said they saw two black males in their late teens or early twenties run from the area.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is urged to contact Detective Rick Wheeler at 909-320-8003 or Detective Mike Medici at 909-320-8049.