Adelanto, CA: Death investigation being conducted.

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Adelanto, CA: Death investigation being conducted.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 4:26pm PT on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015, deputies from the Adelanto Police Department responded to a residence in the 18500 block of New Hampshire Street in Adelanto, California following the report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, deputies located the victim, 25 year old Rayvon Tarpley of Pomona, California, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Rayvon Tarpley was transported to a local area hospital where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 6:00pm PT.

Detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Specialized Investigations Division responded to the location and are conducting the investigation.

Preliminary investigation suggests that Rayvon Tarpley’s injury may have resulted from an accidental discharge of a firearm.

The investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available for release at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Justin Long or Sergeant Trevis Newport of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Specialized Investigations Division, Homicide Detail, at: 1 (909) 387-3589.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or the We-Tip Hotline website at:

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