PERRIS – On March 7, 2014, about 10:00 PM, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 26000 block of Ritter Avenue in the unincorporated area of Homeland, regarding an assault with a deadly weapon.
Upon arrival, officers located a victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital with life threatening wounds. The suspect vehicle and two suspects were located near the 2200 Block of Wilson Avenue in the City of Perris.
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Perris Station Investigations Bureau assumed control of the investigation. Investigators served a search warrant in the 2200 block of Wilson Avenue in the city of Perris. The weapon used and evidence related to the crime was recovered. Eric Meza, 18 years old of Perris, was arrested and booked into the Southwest Detention Center for attempted murder. A 17-year-old juvenile was arrested and booked into the Southwest Riverside County Juvenile Hall for attempted murder.
Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Investigator Salisbury from the Perris Police Station at (951) 210-1046.