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Story by Jennifer Baker and Doug Spoon
Photos by Jennifer Baker
Police officers shot and wounded a man who confronted them with a weapon during a domestic dispute in Quail Valley early this morning, according to witnesses.
The shooting occurred at the corner of Goetz Road and Avenue Robles, in front of a Circle K market, where neighbors reported hearing shots fired about 3 a.m. According to a volunteer community service officer, no officers were injured but the male suspect was hit in the arm and leg and was taken to a local hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.
Dep. Myling Bordeau said the Riverside County Sheriffs Dept. responded to a call at 3:26 a.m. in Quail Valley. She had no other details. According to the community service officer, Goetz Road will remain closed most of the day while police investigate the situation.
Avenue Robles is also completely shut down. The Circle K is closed, as well as Quail Valley Fire Station No. 5 and Valley Check Cashing Plus.