Man killed in Bloomington shooting

Saturday night Ryan Posted:   06/03/2012 12:54:34 PM PDT

BLOOMINGTON – A man was shot dead at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Jurupa Street on Saturday just before midnight, according to sheriff’s officials. Deputies responded to a call of shots fired at 11:49 p.m. and found Rialto resident Joseph Anthony Rojas, 33, had been shot, according to spokeswoman Jodi Miller.

He was taken by ambulance to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton, where he died shortly after arrival half an hour later, Miller said.

There are no suspects, but detectives believe the shooting may be related to a party that was held at that time three houses east of the shooting.

“We are asking anyone who may have been in the area or know anything to contact us,” she said.

Anyone with information can contact Detective Stan Winjhamer or Sgt. John Gaffney by calling sheriff’s dispatch at 909-387-8313. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip hotline at 800-782-7463 the WeTip website,


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