MEAD VALLEY – A man was fatally shot at a Mead Valley house, but the assailant remained at large today.
The attack was reported about 7:45 p.m. Monday in the 18000 block of Avenue E, near Birch Street, just west of Perris, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
Sgt. Walter Mendez said deputies were called to the residence to investigate reports of an assault with a deadly weapon and found the victim, whose identity was not immediately released, suffering from a gunshot wound.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mendez said another man was detained and questioned at the property, but he was not arrested and was ultimately allowed to leave.
No suspects have been identified.
Anyone with information was asked to contact the sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit at (951) 393-