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SBSD - Chino Hills Police Department
Thursday June 13th, 2024 :: 09:26 p.m. PDT


Deputies Arrest Man After Responding to Reports of Shots Heard in Chino Hills

DATE/TIME: June 11, 2024 / 9:46 PM

P.C. 246 - Shooting at an Inhabited Dwelling
P.C. 417 - Brandishing a Firearm
P.C. 29800(a)(1) - Felon in Possession of a Firearm
P.C. 30305(a)(1) - Felon in Possession of Ammunition

LOCATION: 3100 block of Oak Creek Road / 15900 block of Winbrook Drive, Chino Hills

SUSPECT(S): John Sepulveda, a 59-year-old resident of Chino Hills 

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY:  On Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at around 9:46 PM, Chino Hills deputies responded to several calls regarding gunfire heard near the 3100 block of Oak Creek Road in Chino Hills. Deputies arrived and contacted a family that lived in the area, who reported that the suspect, identified as John Sepulveda, had arrived at their residence and caused a disturbance. Sepulveda was a family member of the residents at the home. Sepulveda brandished a handgun during the disturbance. 

Sepulveda left the residence and shot his firearm toward neighboring homes near Peyton Drive and Bayberry Drive in Chino Hills. Deputies discovered a house in the 15900 block of Winbrook Drive was struck by gunfire. No one was injured during the shooting. 

Deputies found Sepulveda's vehicle parked at a home in Chino Hills. Chino Hills deputies and detectives obtained a search warrant for Sepulveda's house and a warrant for his arrest. 

On Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at 4:30 AM, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Specialized Enforcement Division (S.E.D.) arrested Sepulveda during the search warrant service. Two firearms, including a stolen assault rifle and an unserialized "ghost gun," were recovered. 

Sepulveda was arrested and booked at the West Valley Detention Center for the above charges. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Chino Hills Police Department at (909) 364-2000. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463), or leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Detective Daniel Renear or Sergeant Bryan Sprague

Station: Chino Hills Station

Phone No. (909) 364-2000

Case No. 222401853

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

SBSD - Chino Hills Police Department
14077 Peyton Dr
Chino Hills, CA 91709

Emergency: 9-1-1

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