SAN JACINTO: One dead, 1 injured after shooting

An investigator and members from the department’s Forensic Services Bureau document a backyard where a deadly shooting occurred. Seraphim Faith photo

SAN JACINTO – Very few details have been released after two people were shot and one was fatally wounded Friday, Oct. 14. The pair were gunned down in the 400 block of N. Ramona Boulevard in San Jacinto.

Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s San Jacinto Police Station responded the area at 6:40 p.m., after receiving a 911 report of a man down and bleeding, according to Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Raymond Huskey.

When deputies arrived they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

Sheriff's officials remained at the scene of the fatal shooting until the following afternoon. Seraphim Faith photo

Sheriff’s officials remained at the scene of the fatal shooting until the following afternoon. Seraphim Faith photo

Paramedics treated the victims at the scene before transporting them both by ambulance to a local hospital.

Despite their efforts, one of the shooting victims succumbed to his injuries and he was pronounced dead by hospital staff.

The man’s identity is being withheld at this time pending the ongoing investigation and notification of his family, Huskey explained.

Investigators from the San Jacinto Police Department and the Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Medina of the San Jacinto Police Department at (951) 654-2702, or Investigator Posson of the Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777. Callers can refer to incident file number ID162880094 and can remain anonymous. Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s Homicide Tipline online form.


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Trevor Montgomery 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 in an off-duty accident.

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations, including the Robert Presley Detention Center, the Southwest Station in Temecula, the Hemet Station, and the Lake Elsinore Station, along with many 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, Personnel and Background Investigations and he finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator.

Trevor has been married for more than 26 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and has 13 children and 12 – soon to be 13 – grandchildren.

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