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Man Succumbs to Injuries After Being Shot by Unknown Suspect

DATE/TIME:  February 15, 2024 / 11:34 p.m.

INCIDENT:   PC 187 - Murder

LOCATION:  4700 Block of Avenue La Manana, Joshua Tree

SUSPECT(S):  Unknown

VICTIM(S):  Richard Andrade, 52-years-old, Resident of Morongo Valley

On Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 11:34 p.m., deputies from the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station responded to a residence in the 4700 block of Avenue La Manana, in Joshua Tree, for the report of shots fired.  When deputies arrived, they located the male victim, Richard Andrade, suffering from a gunshot wound.  He was transported to the hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Investigators from the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail also responded and assumed the investigation. 

Through investigation, detectives learned Andrade sustained a gunshot wound while outside the residence.  The suspect is unknown and remains at large.  

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the Homicide Detail at 909-890-4904 or contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or at

Refer:  Detective T. Gagne

Station:  Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No.  909-890-4904

Case No.   DR# 092400257  H# 2024-012

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

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