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Victorville man identified on 7th Street, police continue to search for suspect – VVNG.com

VICTORVILLE, CA (VVNG.com) — The man shot and killed Friday night in Old Town Victorville has been identified as a 38-year-old man Ramon Pettis and officials continue to search for a suspect in the murder.

On Friday, July 29, 2022, deputies assigned to the Victorville Police Department were on an unrelated law enforcement incident and responded to the 15500 block of 7th Street after hearing multiple gunshots.

Upon arrival, deputies located a large crowd gathered at the location.

(Hugo C. Valdez, VVNG.com)

Officials said several subjects in the crowd directed deputies to the victim who was in the parking lot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Pettis was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

“Shortly after the shooting, deputies were involved in a vehicle pursuit with the subject who fled the scene of the shooting. Eventually, the subject stopped his vehicle on the 15 Freeway, near Roy Rogers Drive. He was interviewed and later released,” the sheriff’s statement said.

Homicide detectives are investigating and officials confirmed that the suspect or suspects have not been identified.

 Ramon Pettis
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Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Shawn Thurman or Sergeant Justin Giles, Special Investigations Division at (909) 890-4904.

Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or www.wetip.com.

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Victorville man identified on 7th Street, police continue to search for suspect – VVNG.com

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