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Friday November 10th, 2023 :: 11:02 a.m. PST


Deputy and Suspect Transported to Hospital After Lethal Force Encounter Occurs in Victorville

DATE/TIME:  November 9, 2023 / 11:18 a.m.

INCIDENT:  PC 664/187 – Attempted Murder / Lethal Force Encounter 

LOCATION: In-Shape Gym, 14601 Valley Center Drive, Victorville

SUSPECT(S): Jesse Hernandez-Valle, 25-years-old, Resident of Hesperia

VICTIM(S): San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputy

On Thursday, November 9, 2023, at 11:18 a.m., deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to the In-Shape Gym on Valley Center Drive after employees reported a male subject, later identified as Jesse Hernandez-Valle, was threatening people inside the gym.
Deputies arrived at the scene and located Hernandez-Valle outside the business.  When deputies attempted to contact Hernandez-Valle, he advanced toward the deputy with a knife and stabbed him in the arm.  A lethal force encounter occurred, and Hernandez-Valle was shot.  Hernandez-Valle fled on foot through the parking lot, was pursued by deputies, and subsequently detained.  

Assisting deputies rendered medical aid on the deputy and Hernandez-Valle before they were both airlifted to the hospital. 

The deputy was treated for his injury and released.  Hernandez-Valle remains hospitalized in stable condition.  

Hernandez-Valle was absentee booked for attempted murder.  This investigation is ongoing and additional details will be released when they become available.   

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division at 909-890-4904.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous should contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to  

Refer:  Detective M. Del Rio

Station:  Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No. 909-890-4904

Case No. DR# 172312574   H# 2023-115

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

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San Bernardino, CA 92408

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