Highland, CA: Murder investigation on 6th Street.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at 9:37am PT on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017, deputies responded to a 911 call of a male laying in the middle of the street on 6th Street west of Central Avenue in Highland, California.
Deputies found Mario Figueroa down in the roadway, unresponsive and he appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound.
Medical aid responded but were unable to revive the male, identified by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department as 48 year old Mario Anthony Figueroa from Redlands, California, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Detectives were requested to conduct the investigation.
The investigation is ongoing and further details are not available at this time.
Updates will be provided as new information becomes available.
Anybody with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Sheriff’s Homicide Detail, Detective Scott Stafford at: 1 (909) 387-3589.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at: 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at: http://www.wetip.com
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