Lake Matthews: Masked Gunmen Murders One Person at a Residential Property & Steals Several Marijuana Plants

On Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 6:50 pm, deputies from the Perris Station responded to a residential armed robbery with one victim shot on the 20000 block of Santa Rosa Mine Road, Lake Matthews.

The suspects were described as 4-6 masked gunmen who arrived on the rural residential property, bound several victims, and shot one of them. The gunmen proceeded to steal numerous grown and harvested marijuana plants before fleeing in an unknown direction.

Deputies arrived at the scene within minutes and declared the shooting victim deceased.

Based on the circumstances, investigators from the Perris Station and the Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit responded to the scene and assumed the investigation which is still on-going. The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification to family.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Trudeau at (951) 955-2777, or Perris Station Investigator Rooker at (951) 210-1000.

Press Release Provided By the Riverside County Sheriffs Department