RIVERSIDE: One Shot In Downtown

In less than an hour two people were shot in two different parts of the city early Sunday morning, August 18, 2019. Around 2:08am the Riverside Police Department along with the City of Riverside Fire Department and AMR responded to a shooting in the city’s downtown area at Orange Street and Mission Inn Avenue. Unconfirmed reports indicated the victim was struck in the upper body and was transported with CPR in progress. Police closed Orange Street between Mission Inn and University avenues while they conducted their investigation. There was no immediate word on what led to the shooting. Less then an hour before, a male was shot at a house party on the other side of town. He was transported to an area hospital in unknown condition.