San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
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 www.wetip.com. 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