Street shootout caught on video: Gunman with female companion sought by police

Police Sunday were looking for a man who was caught on camera engaging in a shootout outside of a closed bar last month in downtown Riverside.

The shooting occurred at 3 a.m. on Oct. 15 in the 3500 block of University Avenue when an altercation broke out between two groups of people, according to Riverside city police.

At least two people among the groups opened fire, police said.

Nobody was believed to have been injured by the gunfire, and all of the involved people had fled by the time police arrived at the scene.

The suspect sought by police was described as a black man of medium build between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall with close cut black hair. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt with a white emblem or logo, dark jeans and brown shoes, according to police.

In the surveillance video of the shooting released by police, the suspect is accompanied by a woman who authorities described as Hispanic or white, of a medium height and build with red hair and last seen wearing a black dress and red shoes.

Police urged anyone with information about the shooting to contact Detective Brett Stennett at (951) 353-7213 or bstennett@riversideca.gov .

–City News Service