San Jacinto man dies of gunshot wounds

SAN JACINTO – Authorities today identified a man who died from gunshot wounds as 37-year-old Runar Simon Claus of San Jacinto.

The victim was found in the 100 block of South San Jacinto Avenue around 9:25 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 after a report of an assault with a deadly weapon, said Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Jeff Buompensiero. He was hospitalized, but died from his injuries, he said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective Shawn Dusek of the sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit at (760) 393-3522.

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