Three Shootings, Two Dead, No Suspects in San Bernardino

Three Shootings, Two Dead, No Suspects in San Bernardino

SAN BERNARDINO – Police are still investigating three separate shootings that led to two deaths and one injury within a two-hour span on Sunday.

Noah Hernandez, 28, was found at the corner of Wall St. and 13th Ave. at 11:39 p.m., having been shot multiple times. He died after paramedics took him to Loma Linda University Medical Center. Twenty minutes earlier, Arutro Calderilla, 26, was discovered at the intersection at Highland Ave. and Sierra Way. He was taken to nearby St. Bernardino Medical Center where he died 20 minutes after his arrival.

Nearly two hours earlier, an unidentified man was shot multiple times in the 1500 block of Date St. Police are expecting him to survive the attack. Lt. Richard Lawhead, police spokesman, said there are no witnesses to any of the three shootings, other than residents hearing the gunshots.

Lawhead said the investigators are checking into the prospect that all three shootings were related, but there is only a minor connection. “The weapons in each case,” he said, “were small-caliber handguns.” Hernandez, who had stepped outside to have a cigarette, was found in the back yard of his residence when police arrived. Police reported that witnesses saw a motorist in a small pickup truck drive past Hernandez’s residence when an occupant fired at him.

Five shots were fired, said police. There were reports that Hernandez had been shot at in the Riverside Rubidoux area a little over one month earlier. No arrests were made in connection with that shooting. Lawhead said the officer who first discovered Calderilla thought the victim had suffered injuries in a traffic accident, but then saw multiple shooting wounds in his upper torso.

Police reports said Calderilla, who lived about a mile away from where he was discovered, had tried to flag down passing motorists before he collapsed. There are no known motives to any of the three shootings, said Lawhead, who added, “we need the public’s help if they heard or saw something.”

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Three Shootings, Two Dead, No Suspects in San Bernardino was last modified: May 14th, 2014 by admin
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