Monday, August 13, 2007

Two Die in Gun Battle Outside Rialto Night Club. (Press Enterprise 08052007)

BS Ranch Perspective

It is the case of the Security Guard to do his job and protect the people that are going to that Night Club, One Which is a magnet at times for Hispanic Gangsters that seem to want to bring harm with them as they often do! Funny how the trouble that comes is when you least expect it, I just hope that the job that was done will be seen as a job well done by the District Attorney, after all it Seems That the Men and Woman at the Rialto Police Department have Felt that the Shoot was a good one As they have allowed the Suspect to go Without Booking and the Review of the Case boils down to the District Attorneys Office.

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Two die in gun battle outside Rialto club

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11:43 PM PDT on Sunday, August 5, 2007
The Press-Enterprise

Two people were killed and a third was critically wounded after an early morning gunbattle Sunday outside a Rialto nightclub, police said.

About 1:45 a.m., a crowd had gathered outside the El Patio Nightclub at 333 E. Foothill Blvd. when a confrontation broke out and a man pulled a handgun and opened fire, police said.

The man fatally shot Adrian Alvarado, 17, of Rialto, in the head and wounded Eduardo Marin, 25, in the torso before the club's armed security fatally shot the gunman, Rialto police Sgt. Tim Lane said Sunday.

Alvarado and Marin had been standing in the parking lot when they were hit by gunfire, police said. The club's private security then confronted the gunman, whose identity has not been released, and exchanged gunshots, police said.

The gunman at the scene and the private security guard, whose name was not released, was not injured, police said.

Alvarado and the suspect died at the scene, while Marin was taken to a local hospital where he was in critical condition on Sunday, Lane said.

Police interviewed and released the private security guard, and authorities will forward the case to the San Bernardino County district attorney's office for review, police said.

No one returned a message left at the nightclub on Sunday.

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