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Friday September 6th, 2019 :: 12:30 p.m. PDT


Deputies from the Specialized Enforcement Division arrest Patrick Coleman of Adelanto for the Murder of Joel Lopez

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, September 4, 2019/7:10 p.m.
INCIDENT:   Homicide Investigation
LOCATION: 11300 block of Bartlett Avenue, Adelanto
SUSPECT:    Patrick Coleman, age 40 a resident of Adelanto
VICTIM:        Joel Lopez, age 29 a resident of Adelanto
On Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at approximately 7:10 p.m., deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to the report of a shooting that had just occurred in the 11300 block of Bartlette Aveue.  Upon arrival, deputies located the victim, later identified as Joel Lopez, suffering from an apparent gun shot wound.  Emergency medical personnel arrived and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
Sheriff’s Specialized Investigators, Homicide Detail responded to conduct the investigation.
Through investigation, the suspect was identified to be Patrick Coleman.  Deputies from the Specialized Enforcement Division (SED) where requested to assist in locating the suspect.
On Thursday, September 5th, Patrick Coleman was arrested at a residence in Adelanto.  Coleman was transported and booked into the Central Detention Center for PC 187 Murder.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Specialized Investigations Division, Detective Max Kunzman at (909)387-3589. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78-CRIME or
Refer:           Detective Max Kunzman or Sergeant AJ Gibilterra
Station:         Specialized Investigations Division
Phone No.    (909)387-3589
Case No.      DR#241902151                  H#2019-085
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department             

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