Late Sunday night August 19, 2018 the Riverside Police Department along with the City of Riverside Fire Department and AMR responded to reports of an assault with a deadly weapon near the downtown area. The shooting was reported around 11:36pm to the front of City Church in the 4600 block of Pine Street. When Officers arrived they located a man down in the parking lot of a strip mall, which is shared with the church, suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The man was conscious and alert as Officers rendered aid until Firefighters and Paramedics arrived. The victim was transported to an area hospital in unknown condition. The suspect fled the area before Police could arrive. What led up to the shooting wasn’t immediately known.