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Homicide Investigation Launched After 2 people Shot Tuesday in Victorville

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) – A homicide investigation is underway after two people were shot Tuesday night in Victorville.

At about 11:08 p.m., San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputies from the Victorville Station responded to a home in the 16100 block of Forrest Avenue, near La Paz Drive and found an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his back.

The unresponsive male adult was rushed to a local hospital while CPR was in progress.  Unconfirmed scanner traffic indicated he later died from his injuries.

A second gunshot victim was found inside the house as deputies searched the residence. His condition remains unknown at this time.

According to a witness, several people exited from two different vehicles and walked into the house. Seconds later, gunshots were heard and vehicles were seen fleeing the scene.

This incident is just one of many shootings that occurred this year.

On Monday, a man was found shot behind the Mobil Gas Station on La Paz and Mojave Drives, just blocks away from Tuesday’s incident.

No arrests have been made as of early Wednesday morning.

With the first month of 2018 not yet over, the Victor Valley has already experienced 7 violent shootings with 10 victims shot.

January 6th– A 19-year-old Victorville man was shot and killed at an advertised house party in Oak Hills.

January 8th – A man was shot in his stomach while in front of a home in the 12400 block of Hook Boulevard in Victorville.

January 15th–  A man was shot and killed at a house party in Apple Valley.

January 21stThree people were shot outside the Space Smoke Lounge in Hesperia.

January 27th – A drive-by-shooting left two people injured in Apple Valley on the 13600 block of Algonquin Road. One victim later died of his injuries.

January 29th – A man was shot near the Mobil Gas Station on Mojave and La Paz Drive in Victorville

January 30th– Tonight’s shooting on Forrest Avenue in Victorville makes this the 7th violent shooting to occur within the High Desert since January 2018.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Homicide Detail, Detective Mark Green at (909)387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.

** The article has been updated to include a January 15th shooting in Apple Valley.

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