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SBSD - Hesperia Police Department
Wednesday December 28th, 2022 :: 09:05 a.m. PST


Hesperia Man Found Deceased from Apparent Self-Inflicted Gun Shot After Deputies Respond to Man with a Gun Call

DATE/TIME: December 26, 2022, 10:32 p.m. 

INCIDENT: Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Death Investigation 

LOCATION: 15000 Block of Orange Street, Hesperia

SUSPECT(S): Jaime Flores, 35-year-old Hesperia Resident

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On Monday, December 26, 2022, at approximately 10:32 p.m., deputies from the Hesperia Police Department were requested to respond to a reported man with a gun call, in the 15000 block of Orange Street. The reporting party stated Jaime Flores was armed with a gun and had assaulted another occupant in the house. 

Flores remained in the house after the other occupants fled and refused to come out. Deputies with Sheriff’s Specialized Enforcement Division (SED) responded to assist. A warrant was issued for Flores’ arrest and a search warrant was issued for Flores’ residence. After several hours of not receiving a response from inside the residence, SED personnel forced entry into the home and located Flores suffering from an apparent self- inflicted gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased at the location. 

Detectives with Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division are conducting the investigation. An autopsy will be conducted as part of the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Michelle Del Rio, Specialized Investigations Division at (909) 890-4904. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or

Refer: Detective Michelle Del Rio or Sergeant Troy Mooradian 

Station: Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No. (909) 890-4904

Case No. DR#192208846   H#2022-165

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Hesperia Police Department
15840 Smoke Tree St
Hesperia, CA 92345

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 760-947-1549

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