Local man, 27, found murdered in Jurupa Valley

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif., — A murder investigation is continuing today after a man was fatally shot in Jurupa Valley early Saturday morning, Oct. 9. No arrests have been made related to the shooting, which occurred in a residential neighborhood in the 5000 block of Samantha Place off of LaRue Street, between SR-60 and Mission Boulevard, according to officials.

This weekend’s deadly shooting follows another murder that occurred last Saturday morning, Oct. 2. No arrests have been made in that deadly shooting, which occurred in the 9700 block of Jurupa Road.


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Deputies from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to the scene around 12:15 a.m. after receiving the report of a shooting, Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Brosche has since reported.

“When deputies arrived they located an adult male, later identified as, Aimga Magallanes, a 27-year-old from Jurupa Valley, deceased at the scene,” the Sergeant explained; adding that the suspect(s) had already fled the scene prior to the deputies arrival and are currently outstanding.

Deputies secured the area as a crime scene and summoned investigators from the Jurupa Valley Station and Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit, who ultimately assumed the investigation.

Citing the early and ongoing nature of the investigation, officials have declined to provide any further details.

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Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact Investigator Deanne of the Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777 or Investigator Medina at Jurupa Valley Station at (951) 955-2600. Callers can refer to incident file number JV212820001 and can remain anonymous. Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s Homicide Tipline online form.

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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