Man fatally shot at Riverside apartment complex

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities today are continuing to investigate a deadly shooting that happened in Riverside Sunday evening, Nov. 8.

One person was killed as a result of the shooting, which happened at the Canyon Crest Views apartment complex in the 5200 block of El Cerrito Drive, in the Canyon Crest area.


UPDATE: San Jacinto murder victim’s name released

UPDATE: Couple killed in Riverside crash ID’d

Wildomar man, 19, murdered in Lake Elsinore

One dead after Beaumont crash

Riverside police officers responded to the residential neighborhood around 8 p.m., after receiving a 911 call reporting gunfire heard in the area.

When officers arrived they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound inside the apartment complex.

Although paramedics attempted life-saving measures, the victim succumbed to his injuries and passed away at the scene.

As of this report, the victim had not yet been identified by officers investigating the homicide. His name will be released once positive identification has been made and the victim’s family has been notified.

Detectives with the Robbery – Homicide Unit, along with specialists from the department’s Forensics Unit, responded and assumed the investigation. They are being assisted by the Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office.


Starbucks-anchored Shops At Gateway to Temecula sells for $7.2 million

Shocking videos of second murder in two days rock Hemet residents

Investigating unrelated shooting, officer attacked, stabbed

Triple shooting in Moreno Valley leaves one dead

Officials made no mention of the suspect and have not said if there was a known motive for the shooting or what may have led to the deadly encounter.

Riverside PD’s investigation is active and ongoing and no other details had been released s of this report.

Anyone with information regarding thi investigation is urged to contact Detective Brett Stennett at (951) 353-7213 or by email, or Detective Dan Mercadefe at (951) 353-7103 or by email. Callers can refer to incident file number 200029578 and can remain anonymous.

This is a developing story that will be updated as new information is available.

OC Hawk video above.

This article sponsored by:

With breaking news articles, videos, podcasts, opinion pieces and more, Law Enforcement News Network has all the latest news and information related to law enforcement issues across the nation.

For more information, contact Bill Tyler at Century 21 Full Realty Service.

Voted Best Independent Sandwich Shop in the Inland Empire by The Press-Enterprise readers choice. Centrally located on N Harvard St in the heart of Downtown Hemet, enjoy over 30 different sandwiches and premium salads. Our coffee is made from locally roasted, Organic Coffee Beans from Idyllwild Coffee Roasters. Come taste the difference that is Downtown Deli & Coffee Company. For more information, visit Downtown Deli & Coffee Co. on Facebook.

Contact the writer: [email protected]

Trevor Montgomery, 49, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County News Source and Shasta County News Source. Additionally, he writes or has written for several other news organizations; including Riverside County based newspapers, Valley News, (the now defunct) Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; as well as Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County and Mountain Echo in Shasta 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, breaking his back, and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s 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 30 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 18 grandchildren.