On Monday afternoon, Sept. 9 at about 4:50 pm witnesses say a woman was killed and another injured after they were intentionally run down by a car driven a man.
Deputies from the Perris Station responded to the 29000 Block of 13th Street in the unincorporated area of Riverside County known as Nuevo in reference to an assault with a deadly weapon.
Upon arrival, deputies found a female deceased in the roadway of 13th Street and a second female injured. The suspect had fled the scene before deputies arrived and has not been located. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation.
Officials have not released the victims’ names, pending further investigation and notification of the deceased woman’s family. Officials have also not specified if the suspect has been identified or was known to the two victims, or what led to the fatal incident.
This is an active investigation and no additional details are currently available. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Button at (760) 393-3531 or (951) 955-2777.
Press Release Provided by the Riverside County Sheriffs Department