Police received word of the shooting at about 12:45 a.m. in the 25000 block of Bay Avenue. Responding officers found 17-year-old Chealsea Joyce of Moreno Valley inside of a vehicle with a gunshot wound.
She was taken to Riverside County Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead.
Authorities released no further details about the incident as the investigation was on going.
If you have any information regarding this incident, you're urged to contact the Moreno Valley Police Department.