JURUPA VALLEY: Authorities investigating after 17-year-old fatally shot “multiple” times

JURUPA VALLEY — Authorities have released very few details after a teen died when he was shot “multiple” times, Friday evening, Aug. 25. The deadly shooting happened in the 6900 block of Adele Lane, northwest of Armstrong Road and east of Sierra Avenue, in Jurupa Valley, according to sheriff investigators.

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Sheriff’s officials summoned to the scene of the fatal shooting quickly established a crime scene, cordoning of the area around Adele Lane in Jurupa Valley. Loudlabs News photo

Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Jurupa Valley Station and other emergency first responders rushed to the scene about 9:48 p.m., after multiple 911 callers reported hearing shots fired in the area to Riverside County emergency communications dispatchers.

Some callers also reported an assault with a deadly weapon occurring in the area of Adele Lane, Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Jeff Buompensiero explained in a written press release after the incident.

When officials arrived at the scene, they found a “Hispanic male suffering from gunshot injuries,” said Buompensierro. According to medical personnel at the scene, the victim was in “grave condition” when authorities found him.

American Medical Response medics transported the victim to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by hospital staff.

Although officials have not identified the victim, according to family members interviewed at the scene, the victim was 17-years-old.

Based on the circumstances, investigators from the Jurupa Valley Station and Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation, which is active and ongoing.

During their investigation, officials designated a portion of Adele Lane a crime scene, cordoning off the area with crime scene tape. Adele Lane was re-opened to through traffic several hours later.

No suspects have been named or arrested.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Investigator Paz from the Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2195. Callers can refer to incident file number JV172370172 and can remain anonymous. Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s Homicide Tipline online form.

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Trevor Montgomery runs Riverside County News Source and Shasta County News Source. Additionally, he writes for Riverside County based newspapers Valley News, The Valley Chronicle and Anza Valley Outlook and also writes for Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County.

Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg and breaking his back in an off-duty accident.

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations, including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center and Lake Elsinore Station, along with other locations.

Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.

Trevor has been married for more than 26 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and has 13 children and 13 – soon to be 14 – grandchildren.