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Thursday March 2nd, 2023 :: 09:41 a.m. PST


Detectives Investigating Highland Homicide Believed to have been Related to a Road Rage Incident

DATE/TIME: February 28, 2023, 3:36 p.m.

INCIDENT: Homicide Investigation

LOCATION: 5th Street/Tippecanoe Ave, Highland

SUSPECT(S): Unknown

VICTIM(S): Andrew Sanchez, 54-year-old Male, Resident of San Bernardino

SUMMARY: On Tuesday, February 28, 2023, deputies with the Highland Police Department responded to an assault with a weapon call. Upon arriving, deputies found Andrew Sanchez in his vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound. Deputies immediately began life saving efforts. Fire Department personnel arrived, and Sanchez was transported to a local hospital. Despite life saving efforts, Sanchez was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Investigators with the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division, Homicide Detail responded and are conducting the investigation. It is believed a road rage incident may have occurred prior to the shooting. No arrest(s) have been made and investigators are working to identify and locate the suspect(s.) 

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

Refer: Detective Mauricio Rivas or Sergeant Joseph Steers 

Station: Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No. (909) 890-4904

Case No. DR#132300829 / H#2023-027

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

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San Bernardino, CA 92408

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