RIVERSIDE: Fatal Shooting Behind Hookah Lounge

Early Saturday morning, August 17, 2019, around 3:12am the City of Riverside Police Department along with the City of Riverside Fire Department and AMR responded to reports of a shooting behind a business, just blocks from the UCR campus, in the 1400 block of University Avenue. When Officers arrived they found a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the rear of University Lounge. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The identity of the victim is pending the Coroner’s investigation and notification of family members. No further details were immediately available.