Woman injured in Corona car-to-car shooting

CORONA, Calif., — Authorities who say a woman was injured during a car-to-car shooting in Corona Monday evening, July 19, are now searching for the suspect or suspects responsible for the reportedly unprovoked incident, which happened in the 1200 block of Border Avenue, near Via Santiago.

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City of Corona police and fire personnel were dispatched to the scene around 10:13 p.m. after receiving reports of a car-to-car shooting with a woman struck by gunfire.

“When officers arrived, they located an adult female, conscious and breathing, suffering from a gunshot wound,” Corona PD has since explained; saying the victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities today are continuing to search for a vehicle that was used in a car-to-car shooting in corona late Monday night. Corona PD photos

Although it was not known what may have led to the shooting, the suspect vehicle involved in the incident was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the attached photos above.

The pickup truck has been described as a white, four-door Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty, with paint matching mirrors and grille, along with black rims/hubcaps and dark tinted windows.

“It is unknown if there is one, or multiple suspects as there is currently no description or motive of the suspect available at this time,” said officials.

The department’s investigation is ongoing and no further information or details have been released.

The Corona Police Department has asked that anyone with additional information about this investigation to contact Detective Jesse Marquez at (951) 817-5768 or by email. Callers can refer to incident file number 21-40077 and can remain anonymous.



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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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