San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 5, 2017, at 4:59 p.m.

INCIDENT: Homicide Investigation

LOCATION: 13000 block of Navajo Road, Apple Valley

VICTIM:Dominic Nunn (Deceased), age 8, a resident of Apple Valley

SUSPECT:Shakir Nunn, age 38, a resident of Apple Valley

Summary

On Thursday, January 5, 2017, at approximately 4:59 p.m., deputies from the Apple Valley Station and medical aid responded to a residence in the 13000 block of Navajo Road in Apple Valley following a 911 call of a child not breathing. Deputies and paramedics arrived at the home where they discovered eight (8) year old Dominic Nunn unresponsive inside the residence. CPR was performed and Dominic was transported to Desert Valley Hospital. Despite lifesaving measures, Dominic was pronounced deceased at 7:28 p.m.

Detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children and Homicide Details were summoned and are conducting the investigation. Detectives determined Dominic’s father, Shakir Nunn, was responsible for Dominic’s death. Shakir was arrested during the early morning hours of Friday, January 6, 2017 and booked into High Desert Detention Center for Murder.

San Bernardino County Children and Family Services responded to assist and took custody of the other juveniles in the home.

Dominic’s mother was determined to be out of the area at the time of the incident and there is no evidence to suggest she was involved in the crime.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Scott Stafford or Sergeant Robert Warrick at (909)387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

Refer: Detective Scott Stafford or Sergeant Robert Warrick

Station:Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail

Phone No. (909) 387-3589

Case No. DR #181700101 H #2017-02

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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