San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: November 21, 2016 / 1:17 PM

INCIDENT: PC 664 / 187 – Attempt Murder

LOCATION: 6900 Block Tippecanoe; City of San Bernardino

SUSPECTS:Unknown Hispanic Male

VICTIMS:13-YEAR-OLD Male Juvenile& 3-YEAR-OLD Male Juvenile   


On November 21, 2016, at about 1:17 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the 6900 Block of Tippecanoe Avenue, regarding a shooting that had occurred. Deputies arrived on scene and located a 13-year-old male juvenile who had been shot in the buttocks. He was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The victim is currently undergoing surgery as a result of the gunshot wound.

The investigation revealed that the 13-year-old victim, his brother, and a friend were standing in front of a residence, when unknown suspects drove by in a black 4 door sedan vehicle. An unknown occupant in the vehicle fired several rounds at the thee male subjects. At least one round struck the 13-year-old male victim in the buttocks. Three additional rounds struck a nearby residence. At least one of the bullets shot through a window, and landed in a wall, just inches above a 3-year-old male juvenile sleeping in his bed.

Detectives from the Sheriff’s Central Station responded and conducted a thorough investigation. At this time, Detectives have no identifying information on the suspects. It was determined that there were at least 4 subjects in the suspect vehicle.

Nearby businesses in the area had video surveillance cameras and were able to capture the suspect vehicle fleeing the scene. Detectives are releasing a photo of the suspect vehicle, in hopes someone may recognize the vehicle and / or its occupants.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Central Station. If you choose to remain anonymous, call WeTip at 1-800-78-CRIME.

Refer: Detective Donald Patton
Station: Central Station
Phone No: (909) 387-3545
Case No:011605120 

 To view the photo of the suspect vehicle click on:

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700