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SBSD - Headquarters
Thursday August 11th, 2016 :: 01:06 p.m. PDT


Homicide Detectives are investigating the death of Michael Anthony Brooks Jr. of Apple Valley

DATE/TIME: Thursday, August 11, 2016

INCIDENT: Homicide Investigation

LOCATION: 12600 Block of Apple Valley Road, Apple Valley

VICTIM: Michael Anthony Brooks Jr., 54 years old, resident of Apple Valley


On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at approximately 6:38 a.m. deputies from the Town of Apple Valley responded to a medical aid call at a residence on Apple Valley Road. Upon arrival, deputies located the victim, Michael Brooks suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Brooks was pronounced deceased at the residence.

Detectives from the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division-Homicide Detail responded to the location and conducted a death investigation. During the investigation, detectives learned the wounds were not self-inflicted. The shooting is being investigated as a homicide, and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Michael Cleary or Sergeant Greg Myler at (909) 387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer: Detective Michael Cleary or Sergeant Greg Myler

Station: Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No. (909) 387-3589

Case No. DR #181604961 H #2016-064

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Headquarters
655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

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