Lake Elsinore: Man Crashes his Vehicle After being Shot…Dies from his Injuries


On Monday May 14, 2018, at about 3:30 p.m., the Lake Elsinore Police Department was dispatched to Rail Road Canyon and Grape Street to a report of a shooting.

The victim, 35-year-old Henry Shannon, was shot and attempted to leave the scene in his vehicle. He was subsequently involved in a single vehicle traffic collision near Rail Road Canyon and Church Street.

Officers attempted to perform life saving measures and Shannon was transported to a local hospital. He later died from injuries sustained from the shooting.

The investigation is currently on-going and no further information will be released at this time. If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Detective Stoyer with the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Detective Kelleher with the Lake Elsinore Police Department at 951-245-3300.

Press Release Provided By the Riverside County Sheriffs Department