Highland, CA: Homicide investigation and an arrest.
At around 8:40pm PT on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013, deputies from the Highland Police Department responded to a shots fired call in the 25000 block of Baseline Street in Highland, California.
Deputies also received information regarding a gunshot victim (A 65 year old white male adult. Name withheld pending next of kin) who was dropped off at a nearby hospital.
During the investigation, it was determined the gunshot victim at the hospital was related to the shots fired call on Baseline Street.
The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to a nearby trauma center for additional treatment.
The case was initially investigated by the Highland Police Department gang team and a suspect, Rudy Burdick, was identified as a result of the investigation.
On Sunday, December 8th, 2013, the victim was pronounced deceased due to complications related to injuries sustained during the shooting incident.
As a result of the investigation, 45 years old Rudy Burdick was arrested for PC 187 (Murder) and is currently being held at Central Detention Center, in San Bernardino, California without bail.
The case is currently being investigated by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detail.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Homicide Detail, Detective Mauricio Hurtado or Sergeant Trevis Newport, at: 1 (909) 387-3589.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at: www.wetip.com
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