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Thursday February 1st, 2024 :: 01:23 p.m. PST


Investigators Search for Man Who Shot Two Women in Apple Valley, Leaving One Deceased

DATE/TIME:  January 30, 2024/12:17 a.m.

INCIDENT:   PC 187 -Murder
PC 664/187 – Attempted Murder

LOCATION:  20600 Block of Waalew Road, Apple Valley, CA

SUSPECT(S): Clint Griffith, 51-year-old Male Resident of Apple Valley

VICTIM 1: Sommer Kelly, 40-year-old Female Resident of Apple Valley (Deceased)
VICTIM 2:  18-year-old Female Resident of Apple Valley

On Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at about 12:17 a.m., deputies from the Apple Valley Station responded to a residence in the 20600 block of Waalew Road, for the report of shots heard. When deputies arrived, they located Sommer Kelly, who suffered from multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Kelly’s daughter was also found at the location with multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to the hospital, where she remains in stable condition.
The Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail responded and assumed the investigation.  Through the investigation, detectives identified the suspect as Clint Edward Griffith. Griffith fled the scene before deputies arrived and his whereabouts are unknown. An arrest warrant has been issued for Griffith’s arrest. 

This investigation is ongoing and anyone who may have information on this case is urged to contact the Homicide Detail at 909-890-4904.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous should contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to

Refer: Detective A. Alcala

Station:  Homicide Detail

Phone No. 909-890-4904

Case No.  DR# 182400435  H# 2024-006

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

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San Bernardino, CA 92408

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