RIVERSIDE: Female Shot

On Saturday night January 26, 2019 the City of Riverside Police Department along with the City of Riverside Fire Department and AMR responded to reports of a shooting with a victim down. According to Officer Ryan Railsback with the Riverside Police Department, around 8:32pm Officers were called to the 7400 block of El Sol Way where an altercation at a large party resulted in shots being fired. Arriving Officers located a female victim who had been struck by gunfire. The victim was transported to an area hospital in unknown condition. The suspect(s) fled the area before Officers could arrive. A large perimeter was set up and a possible suspect was located a few blocks away in the area of Lydia Avenue and Cadet Street. A handgun was also recovered in a nearby field. No further details were immediately available.