RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Homicide |
|Written Date:||09/10/19||Time:||1:30 AM|
|Incident Date:||09/09/19||Time:||4:50 PM|
|Incident Location:||29000 Block of 13th Street, Nuevo |
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Rick Espinoza, Central Homicide Unit|
|File Number(s):||PC192500044 |
Investigators from the Central Homicide Unit identified Bun Leuk, a 44-year-old resident of Perris,as the suspect. On Tuesday, September 11, 2019, about 12:15 AM, officers from the Fontana Police Department assisted with a vehicle stop at Riverside Avenue and Interstate 10 in the city of Rialto. Bun was located driving a Toyota Tacoma truck, believed to have been the vehicle used during the incident. The vehicle was impounded for evidence, and Mr. Leuk was taken into custody and booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center in the city of Riverside. The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to contact Central Homicide Investigator Button at (760) 393-3531 or (951) 955-2777.
On Monday, September 09, 2019, about 4:50 PM, deputies from the Perris Station responded to the 29000 Block of 13th Street in the unincorporated area of Riverside County known as Nuevo in reference to an assault with a deadly weapon.
Upon arrival, deputies found a female deceased in the roadway of 13th Street and a second female injured. The suspect fled the scene before deputies arrived and has not been located. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation.
This is an active investigation and no additional details are currently available. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Button at (760) 393-3531 or (951) 955-2777.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.
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