San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: Sunday, December 11, 2016, at approximately 12:05 p.m.

INCIDENT: In-Custody Death Investigation

LOCATION: West Valley Detention Center, 9500 Etiwanda Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga

VICTIM(S): Shaun Greene, age 39 a resident of Glendora


On Sunday, December 11, 2016, at approximately 12:05 p.m., Shaun Greene was sitting at a table eating lunch inside of the common area of a medical housing unit at West Valley Detention Center. For unknown reasons, Greene lost consciousness and slid out of his wheel chair onto the floor. Inmates in the unit immediately notified safety and medical staff to the situation. Staff immediately administered life-saving procedures and Greene was transported to Kaiser Hospital in Fontana and pronounced deceased at 1:00 p.m. Greene was arrested by the Fontana Police Department on Sunday, December 4, 2016, and booked into West Valley Detention Center for Assault with a Firearm on a Person, Terrorist Threats, Convicted Person in Possession of a Firearm and being Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. Greene was housed in the medical unit for several pre-existing medical conditions. An autopsy will be conducted by the Riverside County Coroner’s Office to determine the cause of death.


Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail, Detective Mark Green or Sergeant Jason Radeleff, at (909) 387-3589. Anyone with information wishing to remain anonymous is encouraged to contact We-Tip at (800) 78-CRIME (27463), or via the We-Tip website at    Refer:Detective Marc Goodwin Station:Sheriff’s Homicide Detail Phone No.(909) 387-3589 Case No.191608608

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