The Corona Police Department reported that officers responded to a call for service around 11:45 p.m. at the Regal Edwards Corona Crossings RPX theater in the County town of Riverside.
Upon arrival, officers located a man and a woman both with gunshot wounds. The 19-year-old from Corona was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The 18-year-old, also from Corona, succumbed to her injuries at the scene. Their identification is suspended pending notification to the next of kin.
The suspect (s) are still at large.
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According to several sources citing the police, the film screened was that of Blumhouse / Universal The purge forever, whose title refers to a night during which any crime, including murder, is temporarily legal.
A spokesperson for Regal made the following statement to Deadline: “We received confirmation of an incident at our theater in Corona Crossings last night. We are currently working with local authorities regarding the investigation. Our primary concern is the safety and security of our customers and staff. “
The Regal Edwards Corona Crossings RPX Theater is located at 2650 Tuscany Street in Corona, approximately 50 southeast of Los Angeles. The theater was closed on Tuesday, and The purge forever does not seem to be projected there anymore.
The Corona Police Department is leading the investigation. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Major Crimes Office – Forensic Services is participating in the investigation.
Anyone with information on this investigation is encouraged to call the Corona Police Department at (951) 736-2330, option 3, or Senior Detective Dan Neagu at (951) 739-4916 or email [email protected]