Murder Investigation: One Dead another in Critical Condition from Gunshot Wounds near Temecula

On Monday, March 19, 2018, at 12:49 PM, deputies from the Southwest Station responded to a shooting on the 39000 block of San Ignacio Road, in the rural community of Sage. Deputies arrived and found two adult males with gunshot wounds.

One male was pronounced deceased at the scene and the second male was transported to an area hospital where he is listed in critical condition. Based on the circumstances, investigators from the Southwest Station and the Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. This investigation is on-going and no further information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Investigator Roberge at the Sheriff’s Southwest Station at 951-696-3000, or Investigator Manjarrez at the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777.

Press Release Provided By the Riverside Sheriffs Department