Two men sought in attempted robbery and shooting at Hemet auto parts store

Gang task force agent collides with civilian vehicle at Palm and Florida en route to a shooting at Hemet auto parts store photo credit: Mario Sevilla/I.E. Media Source
Hemet Police are continuing their search for two men who shot a man and escaped in an attempted robbery of O’Reilly Auto Parts, 849 W. Florida Ave. in Hemet Thursday night, June 3. Hemet police reported a man at the scene said the still unidentified victim was knocked down and shot in an attempt to stop the robbers. The victim was transported to a local hospital by AMR for treatment of a gunshot wound to the shoulder. A Hemet police officer rushing to the scene was involved in a non-injury traffic collision. The officer and civilian in the other vehicle were not injured in the accident, according to witness reports. A bystander reported to officers that the victim was trying to stop the two armed robbers, but w
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