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Hemet, CA 92543

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Homicide

Shooting Homicide Investigation

Shooting Homicide Investigation

Hemet, Calif. — On Sunday, March 24, 2024, at approximately 4:51 p.m., the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received several calls reference a shooting in the 1300 block of West Fruitvale Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and located two female adult victims suffering from gunshot wounds.  Officers began providing medical aid for both victims prior to them being transported to a local hospital.  Unfortunately, one victim ultimately succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.

Shooting Homicide Investigation

stabbing homicide update

Update on stabbing homicide occurred on September 18, 2023, at approximately 12:35 a.m.

“On January 22, 2024, this case went to jury trial and Goodwin was found guilty of murder. 

On March 1, 2024, Goodwin was sentenced to 26 years to life in prison for her involvement.”

Shooting Homicide Investigation

HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION

On Friday, November 17, 2023, at approximately 9:42 pm, the Hemet Police Department received a call of gunshots heard in the 800 block of South Palm Avenue. When officers arrived at the scene, they found an adult male victim suffering from several gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

Shooting Homicide Investigation

SHOOTING HOMICIDE RESULTS IN ARREST OF JUVENILE

Hemet, Calif. — On Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at approximately 6:38 p.m., the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a 911 call from the 600 block of St. John Place regarding a disturbance.  Moments later, the caller indicated someone had been shot.  Upon officer’s arrival they located a crime scene but were unable to locate a shooting victim. 

A short time later, a gunshot wound victim arrived at Hemet Global Medical Center.  The male victim subsequently succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.  The name of the victim will not be released at this time pending official notification of his family. Hemet Police Department’s Investigations Bureau assumed the investigation.

Shooting Homicide Investigation

Homicide Investigation

Shooting Homicide Investigation
Hemet, Calif. — On Sunday, October 29, 2023, at approximately 11:23 pm, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call reference an unresponsive male discovered at a mobile home park in the 200 block of West Kimball Ave. Officers arrived on scene and located a deceased adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. The name of the victim will not be released at this time pending official notification of his family.

Shooting Homicide Investigation

Arrest Made in Stabbing Homicide Investigation

Hemet, Calif. — On Monday, September 18, 2023, at approximately 12:35 am, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received several calls reference a disturbance in the 1000 block of South Gilbert Street. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult victim suffering from several stab wounds. Officers began providing lifesaving measures prior to the victim being transported to a local hospital. The victim ultimately succumbed to their injuries at the hospital. The victim’s name is not being released at this time, pending notification of their family. Hemet Police Department’s Investigations Bureau assumed the investigation.

Shooting Homicide Investigation

Arrest In Homicide Investigation

Hemet, Calif. — On Saturday, April 1, 2023, at approximately 10:56 pm, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call of gunshots heard in the 1800 block of W. Devonshire Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult victim suffering from several gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital but succumbed to their injuries. The victim’s name is not being released at this time, pending notification of their family.

The Hemet Police Department’s investigation has led to the arrest of 56-year-old Ronnie Harper of Hemet on Thursday, April 5, for Homicide.

Shooting Homicide Investigation

Homicide Investigation

Hemet, Calif. — On Saturday, April 1, 2023, at approximately 10:56 pm, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call of gunshots heard in the 1800 block of W. Devonshire Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult victim suffering from several gunshot wounds.

Shooting Homicide Investigation

Active Homicide Investigation

The Hemet Police Department’s Detective Bureau is investigating a Homicide case after discovering a deceased adult female with visible injuries in the 400 block of West Stetson Avenue in Hemet, California.

Man with Knife Safely Detained Using Drone Technology

Following these commands coming from the UAV, the man dropped the knife and willingly surrendered. Officers safely detained him without the use of force and transported him to a local facility for treatment.

Organized Retail Theft Sting

On Thursday, June 26, 2024, The Hemet Police Department’s Organized Retail Theft Task Force conducted an Organized Retail Theft Sting at the JCPenney Department Store in the City of Hemet.