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DATE/TIME: Friday, October 23, 2020 4:55 p.m.

INCIDENT: Death Investigation

LOCATION: 17900 block of Jonathan, Adelanto

VICTIM: Robert Aitchison, age 66, a resident of Adelanto

On Friday, October 23, 2020, at approximately 4:55 p.m., Sheriff’s Dispatch was advised of a medical aid call at a residence in the 17900 block of Jonathan. The reporting party stated Robert Aitchison had fallen, struck his head and was unconscious. Emergency medical aid responded and Aitchison was transported to the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC).

At 8:04 p.m., Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call from the Colton Police Department that they received information from ARMC that medical personnel found that Aitchison had sustained a gunshot wound and was pronounced deceased at the hospital at 7:10 p.m.

Detectives from the Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail responded to the residence on Jonathan to conduct the investigation.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine cause and manner of death.

No additional information is available for release at this time.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Max Kunzman, Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail at (909) 387-3589. Callers can remain anonymous and contact WeTip at 800-78CRIME or

Refer: Detective Max Kunzman or Sergeant Angelo Gibilterra

Station: Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail

Phone No. (909) 387-3589

Case No. DR#242002259 H#2020-120

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department