PERRIS: Man arrested for attempted murder after shooting

Demarion Tramell was arrested in Perris for attempted murder and other charges Dec. 8.
Demarion Tramell was arrested in Perris for attempted murder and other charges Dec. 8.

PERRIS – Deputies arrested a subject for attempted murder, after the man allegedly shot at a victim who was sitting inside their car Wednesday, Dec 7. The shooting happened near the intersection of A and 6th Streets in Perris Tuesday, Dec. 6.

After Deputies conducted an investigation they arrested Demarion Marquel Trammel, 20, of Perris, for attempted murder, carrying a concealed firearm in a vehicle and being a felon in possession of ammunition, according to Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Curt Harris.

The investigation began when deputies assigned to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Perris Station responded to a shooting at the location about 5:40 p.m.

Their investigation revealed an unknown suspect, later identified as Tramell, had attempted to shoot another man while the victim was sitting inside his own vehicle. The victim was not struck by the gunfire.

During their investigation, deputies developed evidence that Tramell was involved in the shooting.

Deputies located Tramell inside his vehicle the following day and they detained him for further investigation. During a subsequent search, deputies discovered that Tramell was in possession of a concealed handgun and ammunition.

“Further investigation yielded evidence of Trammel’s involvement in the shooting,” Harris explained.

Deputies arrested Tramell and he was booked into the Southwest Detention Center. Other than the discovery of the handgun and ammunition, sheriff’s officials did not specify what they located that implicated Trammel in the attempted murder.

A jail records search revealed Trammel was being held in lieu of $1 million dollars and is to be arraigned at the Riverside Hall of Justice Dec. 9.

Anyone with additional information regarding this investigation should contact Deputy Varela at the Perris Police Department by calling (951) 210-1000, or by emailing the Perris Sheriff’s Station. Callers can refer to incident file number PE163410125 and can remain anonymous. Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.

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