Woman shot in Hemet neighborhood

HEMET, Calif., — Few details are known after a woman was shot outside a Hemet condominium early Saturday morning, July 10. The shooting, which reportedly sent the victim to the hospital with non life-threatening gunshot injuries, happened in the 100 block of North Inez Street, between W. Florida and W. Latham avenues.

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City of Hemet police and fire personnel were dispatched to the scene around 3:25 a.m. after receiving reports of a shooting with a woman possibly struck by gunfire, official radio traffic at the time indicated.

A woman was transported to an area hospital in stable condition after being struck by gunfire at a Hemet condominium complex early Saturday morning. Hemet Crime Society photo

When officials arrived they confirmed finding a woman who had been shot. The victim was treated at the scene before being transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

Officers were later seen searching for and locating evidence related to the shooting in the fenced-in front yard of the condominiums where the shooting occurred.

It was not immediately clear what type of evidence they collected from the yard or if the home was directly related to the shooting. It was also not known if any suspects were identified and apprehended as a result of the shooting.

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Contacted this morning for further information about this shooting, Hemet PD officials were not immediately available and had not responded to requests for details as of this report.


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Trevor Montgomery, 50, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County News Source (RCNS) and Shasta County News Source (SCNS).

Additionally, he writes or has written for several other news organizations; including Riverside County-based newspapers Valley News, Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; the Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County; and Mountain Echo in Shasta County. He is also a regular contributor to Thin Blue Line TV and Law Enforcement News Network and has had his stories featured on news stations throughout the Southern California and North State regions.

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.

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