A 14-year-old Hemet boy who died in Perris from a gunshot wound on Sunday was identified today as William Long III, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s website.
Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call in the 1700 block of Glenview Drive at 12:07 a.m., according to sheriff’s Sgt. Todd Torrenti.
“When the officers arrived, they located a male juvenile, lying on the sidewalk, suffering from a gunshot wound,” Torrenti said.
Paramedics were called, but the boy was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:22 a.m., the coroner’s office said.
Deputies ask that anyone with information on the shooting to call the sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or the Perris Police Department at 951-210-1000.