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Posted on: April 1, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Attempt Homicide, Child Endangerment



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release: Attempt Homicide, Child Endangerment
Station Area:French Valley
Written Date:April 1, 2020Time:6:00 AM
Incident Date:March 31, 2020Time:9:30 PM
Incident Location:34000 block of Shallot Dr., French Valley
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Edmond Seltzer
File Number(s):SW200910043

Ryan Curtis

On March 31, 2020, about 9:30 p.m., deputies assigned to the Southwest Station were dispatched to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon incident, in the area of the 34000 block of Shallot Dr., French Valley. Upon arrival, deputies found a male on the street in possession of a firearm who was taken into custody without incident. A female with gunshot wounds was also found and transported by paramedics to a local hospital where she is receiving treatment for her injuries. A crime scene was secured and Southwest Station investigators responded and assumed the investigation.

The suspect was identified as Ryan Curtis, 23-years old, of French Valley. He was booked at the Cois M. Byrd Detention Center for attempt homicide and child endangerment with a $1,000,000.00 bail. The investigation is currently on-going and no further information will be released at this time. If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Investigator Guimont at the Southwest Station at 951-696-3000.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.

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