Suspects Arrested in Connection to Shooting at Apartment Complex
RIVERSIDE — On August 24, around 1:41 a.m., Riverside Public Safety Communications Center were alerted to an attempted break-in at an apartment in the 5900 block of Sycamore Canyon Boulevard in Riverside.
Responding officers learned there had allegedly been an exchange of gunfire between the resident and suspect, with the resident being shot.
Officers located the victim and transported him to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Officers also learned via tip that the suspect had fled to a vehicle near the apartment complex.
They ultimately located 20-year-old Denzeal Young, of Moreno Valley, suffering from a gunshot wound. Denzeal was transported to the local hospital, where he was pronounced dead not long after.
No other suspects were able to be identified at this time.
Robbery-Homicide detectives were able to identify the suspects as Gregory Harris (26) of Moreno Valley and Gene Barnes (25) of Ontario.
By the time the suspects were identified, Harris was already in custody at the LA County jail for allegedly breaking parole. He was later booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for alleged murder, attempted home invasion robbery, and shooting at an inhabited building. His bail is set at $1 million.
Barnes was located in Ontario and arrested on Tuesday, October 18, and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for home invasion robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, shooting at an inhabited building, and conspiracy. Barnes was released on $200,000 bail.