JAN 14–PROMOTER SHOOTS RIDER

A dispute Sunday afternoon between an Anza-area campground owner and a group of tourists from England and Canada sparked gunfire that struck one of the visitors in the leg, Riverside County sheriff’s officials said.

Cahuilla Creek Motocross Park pictured below



Deputies were called to the Cahuilla Creek Motocross Park, 50100 Highway 371, on a report of gunfire, said sheriff’s Sgt. David Pike. Deputies said seven tourists were riding in the park about 1:30 p.m. when they began arguing with the owner, 60-year-old Robert Harvell.Investigators said that Harvell grabbed a rifle and shot at the tourists’ van as they were leaving the park. A bullet entered the right rear door of the van, passed through a seat and struck a tourist in the leg. The tourist, who was not identified, was treated and released from Inland Valley Regional Medical Center in Wildomar, Pike said.

This story was found in the Sunday edition of the Press Enterprise.

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