17-year-old shot and killed in Hesperia; suspect at large

HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Sheriff’s officials identified David Becerra, 17, as the young victim who was shot and killed Monday.

On Monday, September 23, 2019, at approximately 7:34 p.m., deputies from the Hesperia Police Department responded to the 16200 block of Sultana Street following the report of shots heard.

Upon arrival, deputies located several fired cartridge casings in the roadway.

At 7:44 p.m., Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call that a victim, later identified as David Becerra, had been dropped off at a local area hospital suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Becerra was pronounced deceased at approximately 8:00 p.m.

Sheriff’s Specialized Investigators, Homicide Detail responded to the location to conduct the investigation.

Investigators believe the fired cartridge casings located on Sultana Street is related to the murder of David Becerra.

No additional information is available for release at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Specialized Investigations Division, Detective Tramayne Phillips at (909)387-3589. Callers can remain anonymous and contact WeTip at 800-78-CRIME or www.wetip.com.

(David Becerra Facebook)

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