Man shot, woman assaulted in Riverside; police look for attacker

Riverside police patrol vehicles are seen at the scene of a shooting and assault in Riverside on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.

Police in Riverside were looking for suspects after a man and a woman were attacked in a parking lot early Sunday morning.

Officers responded to a parking lot in the 1400 block of University Avenue at about 2:45 a.m., Riverside police stated in a press release.

Authorities said they found a man who had been shot, and nearby was a woman who had been beaten up.

The man was transported to a nearby hospital and was listed in critical condition. Police said the woman was in stable condition.

No further information was available.

Anyone with information was urged to contact detective Brandi Merrill at 951-353-7238 or detective Jeff Putnam at 951-826-5375.
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