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DATE/ TIME OF INCIDENT: Thursday, November 1, 2018 12:31 am


LOCATION: 11600 Block of Lawson Ave., Adelanto


VICTIM: 44-year-old male, resident of Adelanto


On Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 12:31 am, deputies responded to the report of a shooting at the Roadway Express Motel, 17401 Lawson Ave. in Adelanto.

According to the caller, he heard gunshots and walked outside his hotel room. He saw the 44-year-old male victim jumping the fence into the parking lot of the hotel bleeding from his head. Deputies arrived and determined the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment. Deputies located the victim’s car across the street from the hotel with bullet holes and a broken windshield.

The suspect has not been identified and the motive for the shooting remains unknown.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Sergeant M. James or Detective W. Doemer at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, (760) 552-6800. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to WeTip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at

Refer: Staci Parks

Station: Victor Valley

Report # 241802861

Phone No: 760-552-6845

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