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Homicide Detectives investigate a shooting death on Eureka Street in San Bernardino

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, January 30, 2019      12:27 a.m.    
INCIDENT:    Homicide Investigation
LOCATION: 25400 block of Eureka Street, San Bernardino
SUSPECT(S): Unknown
VICTIM:         David Abitia, 43 years old, resident of San Bernardino

On Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 12:27 a.m. deputies responded to the Eureka Street neighborhood for reports of gunshots heard in the area. When deputies arrived, they found the victim, identified as David Abitia, suffering from a gunshot wound and unresponsive. He was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center and pronounced deceased a short time later.
Detectives from the Homicide Detail responded to conduct the investigation. Detectives learned that Abitia was at a home on Eureka Street and after he left, the residents heard gunshots and found him down in the street.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact the Specialized Investigations Division, Detective Gerad Laing at (909)387-3589. Callers can remain anonymous and contact WeTip at (800)78-CRIME or
Refer:             Detective Gerad Laing or Sergeant Ryan Smith
Station:          Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail
Phone No.     (909)387-3589
Case No.       DR#011900274        H#2019-08
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department               

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