Originally published as a City of Corona Police Department Facebook post –
“On July 27, 2021, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Corona Police Department detectives served a search warrant in the 19000 block of Envoy in El Cerrito at the residence of the suspect in the murder that occurred on July 26 in the movie theater at The Crossings Shopping Center.
During the investigation, detectives received witness statements that led to locating and arresting suspect Joseph Jimenez, 20-years-old of unincorporated Corona, CA. During the search of the residence, a firearm and additional evidence related to the crime scene were discovered. The firearm matched the caliber of the weapon used in the murder.
The investigation and arrest were conducted in partnership with Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Major Crimes Bureau – Forensic Services personnel and the Riverside County Gang Impact Team (GIT). Although there were no gang-related ties, local resource GIT was utilized as an investigative resource to address the violent and firearm-related crime. Joseph Jimenez
The condition of the second victim remains unchanged. Based on statements obtained, there is no known motive and it appears to be an unprovoked attack.
Jimenez was booked on charges of murder, attempted murder, and robbery. He was booked at Riverside Presley Detention Center and is being held on a $2,000,000 bail.”