RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Written Date:||March 18, 2021||Time:||5:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||March 18, 2021||Time:||9:06 AM|
|Incident Location:||40500 block of Newport Road, Hemet|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Richard Carroll|
On Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 9:07 AM, deputies from the Hemet Station responded to a residence in the 40500 block of Newport Road for a report of a shooting on a large property. Deputies arrived and located a deceased adult male. The decedent’s identity is currently being withheld pending notification to the family.
During the investigation, the suspect was identified as 45-year-old Derrick Edgerson. The suspect was arrested and booked into custody for homicide. The investigation is ongoing, and there are no additional details for release at this time.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Hernandez at (951) 955-2777.
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