By CBSLA Staff

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — An arrest has been made in connection with a shooting that claimed the life of a 42-year-old father to eight and grandfather to six in Riverside.

Oran Wheaton-Esclovon of Riverside died at a hospital on March 20, 2021 as a result of a drive-by shooting in the 3600 block of Douglass Avenue. It was there that authorities received calls of the shooting. A second victim struck by gunfire was taken to a hospital but survived.

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While investigating, Isaiah Jahfaree Lewis, 18, of Colton was identified by authorities as the shooting suspect.

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Lewis has been arrested and booked on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, and weapons violations. Lewis’ bail has been set at $2 million.

“It was also determined the victim was not part of any gang nor was he the intended target in the shooting,” authorities said in a press release, indicating that the suspect is an alleged gang member.

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The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information was asked to call Detective Brett Stennett at (951) 353-7213 or Detective Trevor Childers at (951) 353-7130.