Hemet Police Make Arrest in Connection with a Recent Shooting
On August 23rd, 2014 at approximately 0014 hrs, the Hemet Police Department received a call regarding a male being shot in the area of the 1100 blk of N. Lyon Ave. in the City of Hemet. Hemet Police Officers quickly responded to the scene and found one male victim with a single gunshot wound to his leg. Investigating officers used multiple resources including witnesses to the event to identify the suspected shooter as Edgar Lizarraga, a San Jacinto resident. Officers from the Hemet Police Department responded to Lizarraga’s home where he was taken into custody without incident. The victim received medical treatment for the injury he received during the incident which is non-life threatening.
Edgar Lizarraga, 22 years old from San Jacinto was booked at a Riverside County Jail for Assault with a Firearm, Ex-felon with a firearm, Committing a Felony with prior prison, and a violation of probation. Lizarraga’s total bail is $175,000.