BREAKING: Man drives himself to police station after being shot in Hemet

Trevor Montgomery

Photographer – J.P. Kemp / Epicenter News

 

Hemet Police poured over the victim’s vehicle searching for evidence, after the man drove himself to the police station following the non-fatal shooting on Feb 21. J.P. Kemp photo

Hemet Police poured over the victim’s vehicle searching for evidence, after the man drove himself to the police station following the non-fatal shooting on Feb 21. J.P. Kemp photo

HEMET – A shooting victim drove himself to the Hemet Police Department after he was injured when his vehicle was shot multiple times on Feb. 21. The shooting reportedly occurred while the victim was sitting in his white SUV.

The victim, who has only been identified as an adult male, told Hemet Police officers he was in his SUV at about 2:30 p.m., when an unknown person fired multiple times through his front windshield. The victim was not able or willing to tell officers exactly where the shooting had occurred.

Paramedics treated the victim at the police station before he was transported to a local hospital for further treatment. The victim sustained non-life-threatening wounds and is in stable condition, according to a press release from Hemet Police.

Hemet PD officers taking the victim's SUV to process the vehicle for potential evidence. J.P. Kemp photo

Hemet PD officers taking the victim’s SUV to process the vehicle for potential evidence. J.P. Kemp photo

Officers and detectives from Hemet PD are investigating the shooting incident and followed up a number of potential leads in the hours following the shooting. Shortly after the victim was transported to the hospital, officers had his vehicle stored for processing and evidence collection.

Hemet Police officials were not able to provide any further information about the incident, stating their investigation was active and ongoing.

Anyone with information about this shooting is encouraged contact Sergeant Elmore with the Hemet Police Department’s Detective Bureau at (951) 765-2396.

A white SUV is processed for evidence after the vehicle was shot at multiple times in Hemet. J.P.Kemp photo

A white SUV is processed for evidence after the vehicle was shot at multiple times in Hemet. J.P.Kemp photo

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

 

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