CORONA: Man shot and killed in car, gunman remains at large

Riverside sheriff’s detectives were searching today for a gunman who shot and killed a man sitting in a car in an unincorporated area near Corona.

The body was found near the intersection of Ridgeview Terrace and Via Santiago about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Riverside sheriff’s Deputy Mike Vasquez said.

Deputies responded to a ‘‘shots fired” call at that location and discovered the victim, Vasquez said. He was was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was shot while in his car by a gunman who rode up behind him, a news photographer reported from the scene.

Homicide detectives were not immediately releasing any details about the investigation, Vasquez said.

Anyone with information on the homicide was urged to call the Riverside sheriff’s department at (951) 776-1099. All tips can be made anonymously.

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