A 20-year-old man was gunned down north of San Jacinto, and authorities Monday were attempting to track down leads in the homicide.
Dean Michael Vincent Martinez of Hemet was shot to death Saturday morning in the area of Gilman Springs Road and Highway 79, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
Sgt. Steve Brosche said passers-by discovered Martinez’s body about 6:30 a.m. near the intersection and called 911. Patrol deputies arrived within minutes and confirmed that the victim had been fatally shot, according to Brosche.
He said no suspects have been identified, and a possible motive was not known.
Anyone with information was asked to contact the sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777.