Shooting Death of 5-Year-Old Boy in Nuevo Under Investigation

Officers from the Riverside County Sheriff's Department and Central Homicide Unit are investigating the death of a 5-year-old boy from a gunshot wound.

Deputies responded at 5:21 p.m. Tuesday to a residence in the 31000 block of Wilfskill Avenue in Nuevo to the report of an accidental shooting. The juvenile was found dead inside the residence, suffering from a gunshot wound. Deputies secured the location and notified investigators.

The identification of the victim is being withheld at this time. This is an on-going investigation and no further information has been released.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Investigator James Campos of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Thomas Salisbury of the Perris Station at 951-210-1000.


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