IE Grapevine Updates

Temecula: Deputies seek suspect in non-fatal shooting near De Luz

Sheriff’s deputies from Southwest Station are seeking the public’s help after discovering a man with multiple gunshot wounds outside a vehicle at approximately 10:27 p.m. on Dec. 27 at the intersection of Avenida Tierra and Calle Jardin in the unincorporated area of De Luz near Temecula, a Sheriff’s official reported.



Deputies arrived to the area in reference to a report of shots being fired. When they arrived they found the man, a Hispanic male, lying on the ground by a blue car and suffering from the injuries of multiple gunshot wounds, Sheriff’s Sgt. Kevin McDonald said

The man’s name was being withheld until his family could be notified of his injuries, according to McDonald.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by ambulance and was still suffering from critical injuries after transport.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is encouraged to contact Investigator Rachael Frost at Southwest Station at 951-696-3000.

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