Man, 25, Shot In The Head During Family Picnic In A Perris Park

PERRIS (CBS) — A 25-year-old man was shot in the head while having a picnic in a Perris park with relatives, and deputies are looking for the shooter, according to the sheriff’s department.

The shooting took place about 5 p.m. Saturday at Copper Creek Park in the 200 block of Citrus Avenue in Perris, said sheriff’s Sgt. Kevin Smith.

“During the investigation, officers learned that a group was having a picnic at the park when gunshots were heard and a male victim was struck,” Smith said. “A man was shot in the head and taken to the hospital by relatives where he received medical condition and is in serious condition.”

Investigators asked anyone with information about the shooting to call Perris police at (951) 210-1000 or call anonymously at (800) 782-7463.

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