RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Written Date:||March 21, 2020||Time:||7:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||March 21, 2020||Time:||7:58 AM|
|Incident Location:||100 block of Commerce Drive, Perris|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Richard Carroll |
|Juan Alberto Bucaro|
On Saturday, March 21, 2020, at 7:58 AM, deputies from the Perris Station responded to a call of a shooting in the 100 block of Commerce Drive in the city of Perris. When deputies arrived, they located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound, who ultimately died at the scene.
Investigators from the Perris Station and Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation. The deceased male was identified as 24-year-old Edward Pirtle of Moreno Valley. The investigation revealed 28-year-old, Juan Alberto Bucaro of Perris, was responsible for the homicide. This incident was not related to any criminal street gang activity. Bucaro was eventually located and arrested.
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 Stoyer at (951) 955-2777.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.
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