Hemet Man, 21, Arrested As Murder Suspect In Killing Of Wyoming Man

HEMET (CBS) — A 21-year-old Hemet man was arrested as the suspect in the shooting death of a Wyoming man, a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department sergeant said Sunday.

Jordon Cooper was arrested Saturday in connection with the death of 23-year-old Humberto Alarcon, of Wyoming, said Riverside County Sheriff’s Sgt. Brian Reno.

The shooting occurred at 8:50 p.m. in the 41100 block of Sunset Lane, in the unincorporated area of Hemet, Reno said.

“Deputies arrived at the location and located a Hispanic male adult suffering for gunshot wounds,” he said. “The gunshot victim was transported via ambulance to a local area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.”

Cooper is currently being held at the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility in lieu of $1 million bail, jail records show.

Investigators asked anyone with information regarding this incident to call Investigator Ed Baeza of the Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777 or Investigator John Juarez of the Sheriff’s Hemet Station at (951) 791-3400.

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  • Skillman

    Jordan Cooper
    Sounds black or white
    another aberration?

  • Dave

    Know your history
    Aztec trade routes covered North America
    The cowboys were mostly Mexican, black and
    Native American
    The US Cavalry that roamed the southwest
    were the Buffalo Soldiers, Black Americans

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