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Tuesday September 24th, 2019 :: 09:30 a.m. PDT


A homicide investigation is being conducted in Hesperia, anyone with information is urged to call investigators.

DATE/TIME:             Monday, September 23, 2019/7:34 p.m.
INCIDENT:                Shots Heard/Homicide Investigation
LOCATION:             16200 block of Sultana Street, Hesperia
SUSPECT(S):           Unknown
VICTIM:                      David Becerra, age 17, a resident of Hesperia
On Monday, September 23, 2019, at approximately 7:34 p.m., deputies from the Hesperia Police Department responded to the 16200 block of Sultana Street following the report of shots heard.  Upon arrival, deputies located several fired cartridge casings in the roadway. 
At 7:44 p.m., Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call that a victim, later identified as David Becerra, had been dropped off at a local area hospital suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  Becerra was pronounced deceased at approximately 8:00 p.m.
Sheriff’s Specialized Investigators, Homicide Detail responded to the location to conduct the investigation.  Investigators believe the fired cartridge casings located on Sultana Street is related to the murder of David Becerra. 
No additional information is available for release at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Specialized Investigations Division, Detective Tramayne Phillips at (909)387-3589. Callers can remain anonymous and contact WeTip at 800-78-CRIME or
Refer:             Detective Tramayne Phillips or Sergeant Scott Thies
Station:          Specialized Investigations Division
Phone No.     (909)387-3589
Case No.       DR#191906599                    H#2019-095
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department               

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