Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

News

Uninvited Guest Shoots 7 At Moreno Valley House Party

Before you read this story...
Dear reader, we're asking for your help to keep local reporting available for all. Your financial support keeps stories like this one free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

Seven people were wounded when witnesses say a uninvited guest showed up and shot up a house party in Moreno Valley just after midnight on Sunday morning.The party was a moving-out party at a house slated for eviction on Heatherglen Road, according to those in attendance. There were up to 60 people on the premises, and the suspected shooter was turned away by guests before he opened fire.

"People were drunk and I guess the lady was saying it's time to go, so I guess he took that advantage and went to the car across the street, saw everybody was leaving, he just opened fire," one partygoer told ABC 7.

Witnesses described hearing a burst of automatic gunfire followed by 15 shots.

Riverside County Sheriff's deputies had actually showed up to the house just 45 before the shooting, warning them about the noise, according to the LA Times.

Support for LAist comes from

The seven injured in the shooting were taken to the hospital for treatment, and none of their injuries are considered life-threatening. The gunman remains at large.