One Dead and One Injured from Gunshots in Menifee Last Sunday

Last Sunday, July 17, 2011, at about 11:15 p.m., officers from the Menifee Police Department responded to a reported assault with a deadly w...

Last Sunday, July 17, 2011, at about 11:15 p.m., officers from the Menifee Police Department responded to a reported assault with a deadly weapon in the 31300 block of Melvin Street, Menifee.

Upon their arrival they found two subjects suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. A 68 year old adult male was declared deceased at the scene and an adult female was injured. The officers immediately provided emergency medical aid at the scene and summoned Cal-Fire and American Medical Response ambulance service. The injured female was transported to a local hospital and is receiving treatment for what is believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators from the Menifee Police Department and Riverside County Sheriff's Department Central Homicide Unit responded to the scene and assumed the investigation, which is still ongoing. The identity of the decedent is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The Menifee Police Department and Riverside County Sheriff's Department would like to encourage anyone having information regarding the incident to contact Investigator Sam Flores with Menifee Police Department at 951.210.1000 or Investigator James Campos with the Sheriff's Central Homicide Unit at 951.955.1700. You can also make an anonymous tip by calling the Sheriff's Homicide Tip Line at 951.955.2777


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  1. Rumor has it that it was a driveby and drugs were involved, is that true? Does anyone know?

  2. i live a few streets away and my dad heard 6 gunshots

  3. I live three houses down from there. I know that this is the sketchiest house on the street. I have heard that there was some previous problems with the husband and wife.

  4. to let you know for those whom are posting comments without knowing them he was a good man he has helped alot of people including myself out he had a good heart and it hurts me to read stuff that people are assuming without knowing so I am thinking you guys are just kids but please dont sy anything if you dont know lets keep a memory of a good man good and not try to destroy it before he is even buried

  5. I am going to miss him very much

  6. I too knew the victims, he was a wonderful man and she is a beautiful woman. I was very sorry to here of this tragedy. I too will miss him very much. My prayers are with the family in this very difficult time.

  7. Have the police caught the suspects that did this yet?

  8. If this is who I am thinking this is, was he not a widower? Since no names have been given and I am aware of people who worked with/for him, and have thought him to be a man named Glen. If so, at one point in time there were some drugs. I am told this, but since I am a resident of Menifee and I know drugs are very heavy in this area, that is always a possibility. That does not take away from the good he has done

  9. The female was seeing this person behind her husbands back. Why would she put herself in that position?

  10. Seems we may all know each other, circles don't run too deep. To the person that lives 3 doors down from where it happened and knows the crime scene as the sketchiest house on the street,you got it all wrong. No husband and wife there and what goes on at your house is no picnic!



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