On September Friday, 6, at approximately 2:15 AM, deputies responded to a shots fired call at the 14000 block of Vinehill St., Moreno Valley. The initial investigation revealed there was a verbal dispute which escalated to the suspect brandishing a pistol and shooting the victim in the abdomen.
The suspect fled the area and hid in a neighborhood near 22000 block of Allies Pl., Moreno Valley. The victim’s friends transported him to the hospital where he is currently being treated.
The Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team (SET), Robbery & Burglary Suppression Team (RBST), Riverside County S.W.A.T. and Fugitive Warrant Enforcement Team (FWET) responded to the area. The suspect was located and taken into custody without further incident. Team members search his vehicle and located the firearm used in the assault.
Juan Cardenas (19-years-old), resident of Moreno Valley, was arrested and booked into Robert Presley Detention Center (RPDC) for attempted murder.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to contact Deputy Sinclair with the RBST at the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station by calling (951) 486-6700.
Press Release Provided by the Riverside County Sheriffs Department