Man found shot multiple times on Jurupa Valley street later dies at hospital

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif., — Although very few details have been released, authorities today confirmed that a man was fatally shot during a violent incident in Jurupa Valley early Saturday morning, July 31. No arrests have been made in the deadly shooting, which happened in the 5000 block of Rubidoux Boulevard, between Sexton Lane and Tilton Avenue, according to officials.

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Deputies from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to the scene shortly after midnight after receiving reports of an assault with a deadly weapon, Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Ken Thurm has since said of the deadly shooting and ongoing investigation.

When deputies arrived they located a man down in the street with multiple gun shot wounds. He was transported to Riverside Community Hospital where, despite life saving efforts by hospital staff, he succumbed to his injuries and passed away.

The victim has since been identified as Victor Sanchez-Chavez, 26, of Jurupa Valley.

Jurupa Valley Station and Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit investigators have assumed the investigation, which is active and ongoing, according to Thurm; who said no further details were immediately available for release.

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Anyone with information or video regarding the shooting is urged to contact Central Homicide Investigator Brown at (951) 955-2777. Callers can refer to incident file number JV212120001 and can remain anonymous.



Contact the writer: trevor.rcns@gmail.com

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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