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Rialto rocked by overnight violence

June 11, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
The city of Rialto was rocked by two serious violent incidents Thursday morning.Police are investigating whether the two incidents are related.

At approximately 12:48 a.m. Thursday, the Rialto Police Department received a 911 call. The caller reported shots fired in the area of the 200 block of E. Jackson Street. Police found a male victim on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds in the chest.

Rialto Fire Department paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The victim's name has not been released.

At 1:30 a.m. there was a second incident. There was a stabbing at the corner of Jackson and Rialto Streets. Details on that incident and the name of the victim have not been released.

Anyone with information in either case is asked to contact the Rialto Police Department Detective Bureau at (909) 820-2596 or (909) 820-2550.

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