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Teen shot in Victorville on Thursday night

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A 15-year-old teen boy was allegedly shot during a drive-by shooting Thursday night.

It happened at about 9:15 pm, on January 3, 2019, in the 15900 block of La Verida Court in Victorville.

Sheriff’s deputies along with San Bernardino County Fire were requested to respond reference a shooting victim at the location and found a male with a gunshot wound.

A witness who spoke on condition of anonymity said they saw a group of teens outside of a house party on La Verida and several gunshots were heard sending the teens running in several directions.

Neighbors called 911 requesting medical help for a 15-year-old male that was down on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound to his thigh, the witness said.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non life-threatning injuries. Police remained at the scene until about 11:00 pm, collecting evidence including multiple empty shell casings.

According to the witness, the incident is being investigated as a drive-by shooting and no arrest have been made. Sheriff’s officials have not released any information into the incident.

The Victorville Police Department is handling the investigation and anyone with information is asked to call (760)241-2911.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to WeTip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at www.wetip.com.

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