Incident

12-30-2023 California Menifee 1-1

Location

December 30, 2023

27000 block of Early Dawn Rd
Menifee, California

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Home Invasion - Perp Does Not Know Victim
  • Name: Robert Strauss
  • Age: 40
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Home Invasion
  • Home Invasion - subject/suspect/perpetrator killed
  • Defensive Use
  • Defensive Use - Victim stops crime
  • Defensive Use - Crime occurs, victim shoots subject/suspect/perpetrator
  • Defensive Use - Stand Your Ground/Castle Doctrine established
  • Under the influence of alcohol or drugs (only applies to the subject/suspect/perpetrator )

Notes

Subject was at his grandparent's house when he started acting erratic, causing the family to evacuate and call police. Police were unable to coax him out, subject started a residential fire and fled. Neighbor called police shortly after stating he shot someone breaking into his house.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 41
State Senate District: 23
State House District: 63