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Public Tips Assisting Homicide Investigations in Identifying Murder Suspects

Public Tips Assisting Homicide Investigations in Identifying Murder Suspects

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. – San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Homicide investigators said that they have received new information pertaining to the shooting death of a 22-year-old Apple Valley man.

Curtis Smith according to Sheriff’s officials was shot during a robbery on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. At around 10:28 p.m. deputies responded to the 20200 block of Thunderbird Road in the Town of Apple Valley in response to 911 calls reporting a disturbance. The reporting party said that a person was shot. When deputies and medical personnel arrived they found Smith suffering from a gunshot wound. Despite attempts to preserve his life, Smith was pronounced deceased at St. Mary’s Hospital at around 11:03 p.m.

On Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 10:28 p.m. deputies responded to 911 calls in the 20200 block of Thunderbird Road in Apple Valley reporting a disturbance. The caller stated a person had been shot. Deputies and medical personnel arrived and found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Homicide investigators responded to the scene and learned that the suspects were two black men in their 20’s. Witnesses also said that the two suspects left the location in a white SUV.

Homicide Investigators again reached out to the public for information last week and since have conducted multiple interviews regarding the possible identity of the suspects involved in the murder investigation.
Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators are conducting the investigation. Investigators are asking anyone with information regarding this shooting to contact the Homicide Detail, Detective Bruce Southworth at (909)387-3589. Callers can remain anonymous and contact WeTip at (800)78-CRIME or www.wetip.com.

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