Probe Underway Into Shooting Death Of Moreno Valley Teen


MORENO VALLEY (CBS) — A 17-year-old girl found shot inside a car in Moreno Valley later died at a local hospital and police are searching for the gunman.

Moreno Valley Police Sgt. Michael Lujan said police received a report of a shooting in the 25000 block of Bay Avenue at 12:44 a.m. Sunday.

When officers arrived, they found Chelsia Joyce, of Moreno Valley, suffering from a gunshot wound. Joyce was taken to Riverside County Regional Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead, Lujan said.

Police said they don’t have any suspects but added that the investigation was ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to get in touch with Detective Waters at the Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777 or Moreno Valley Police Department Detective John Reinholz at (951) 486-6700.

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