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HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION

Post Date:01/01/2019 4:38 PM

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For Immediate Release
January 1, 2019
Case #19-004

HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION

CORONA, CA – On January 1, 2019, at about 3:27 a.m., Corona Police responded to the 500 block of S. Main Street regarding a shooting.

Arriving officers located a 25 year old male victim who was shot.  The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  The Riverside County Coroner’s Office responded to take custody of the victim and notify next of kin. 

The initial investigation has revealed that the victim attended a New Year’s Eve party, which was held at a vacant business.  A disagreement between the victim and unknown party goers occurred outside of the location, at which time the victim was shot.  

Corona Police are asking attendees of this party, or anyone with information regarding this incident, to contact Detective John Garcia at 951-817-5837.

About the City of Corona: Corona is located adjacent to Orange County California at the junction of the 91 and 15 freeways with a population of more than 160,000 residents. For more information regarding the City of Corona visit www.CoronaCA.gov.

Media Contact
Detective Jason Waldon
Public Information Officer
951-736-2380 
Jason.Waldon@CoronaCA.gov

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