Homicide Detectives Investigating Shooting Death of Homeless Man

Homicide Detectives Investigating Shooting Death of Homeless Man

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – A 27-year-old transient was shot and killed in the Food 4 Less shopping center on Saturday.

At around 12:11 a.m., deputies from the Victorville Station responded to the 16200 block of Bear Valley Road for the report of a shooting and man down. When they arrived they found the victim, Eduardo Soto, suffering from at least one gunshot wound. They began life-saving measures until fire personnel arrived at the scene. The victim was rushed to Desert Valley Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

Detectives from the Specialized Investigations Division, Homicide Detail responded to the scene to conduct the investigation. The identity of the suspect(s) involved is unknown at this time.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have been in the area at or around the time of the shooting to contact the Specialized Investigations Division, Detective Mike Cleary at (909) 387-3589 or Sheriff’s dispatch at (909) 387-8313. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at (800)78-CRIME or

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