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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.

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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.

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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.

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Homicide Investigation

The Hemet Police Department is conducting a Homicide Investigation following the discovery of a deceased male found near the 200 block of North San Jacinto Street in Hemet, CA.

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Hemet, CA — On Thursday, August 4, at approximately 8:49 pm, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call requesting a welfare check on an elderly female in a residence in the 1900 block of Calle Amargosa.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Juvenile Intentionally Drives Vehicle into Residence

Hemet, Calif. — On Sunday, January 28, 2024, at approximately 3:32 p.m., the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call reference a 14-year-old female juvenile having a mental health episode at a residence located in the 3000 block of Sydney St.  While officers were responding to the location, the juvenile drove her sister’s vehicle away from the residence while her sister was in the back seat.  Moments later, the vehicle collided into a residence in the 400 block of Madrid St. 

Upon officer’s arrival at the Madrid St residence, they located the vehicle unoccupied.  Video obtained from the residence depicted the juvenile driver exiting the vehicle after the collision.  The juvenile and her sister fled on foot but were immediately located at the Sydney St residence. Based on the investigation and statements obtained, the juvenile was detained and placed on a 72-hour mental health involuntary hold per 5150 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

Kick Off Super Bowl LVIII with a Go Safely Game Plan

As the excitement builds for Super Bowl LVIII, the Hemet Police Department reminds football fans to intercept impaired driving if they’re heading out to a Super Bowl party and plan on drinking. Make sure you stick to the “Go Safely” game plan and choose a sober way to go.