Murder Investigation of

Tyrese Lawrence   

San Bernardino County Adelanto-Sheriff Deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the 10000 block of Joshua Street, Adelanto, Adelanto California; Saturday, May 1, 2021, at 11:55 A.M.   

The Sheriff Deputies discovered the 17-year-old shooting victim, Angel Martinez. The victim suffered a gunshot injury while inside his residence. Martinez was taken to a local hospital but ultimately succumbed to his injuries. 

San Bernardino County Sheriff Homicide Detectives responded to conduct the homicide scene. The Detectives  learned Tyrese Lawrence was involved in an argument with an adult male at the location. Tyrese Lawrence and the adult male were previously known to each other. Following the argument, Lawrence left the residence and later returned with a firearm. Lawrence intentionally discharged the firearm into the occupied residence from the roadway before he forced his way inside. Lawrence shot Martinez and fled from the residence.

Sunday, May 2, 2021, 20 years old Tyrese Lawrence, a resident of Victorville, CA, was apprehended by the SBCSD Specialized Enforcement Division and booked into Central Detention Center for violation of Penal Code 187(a); Murder.

The investigation is ongoing and no additional information is being released at this time. Anyone with information, or anyone who witnessed the incident, is asked to contact Detective Adrian Bustamante- Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail at (909)387-3589.

Callers can remain anonymous and contact WeTip at 800-78CRIME or 

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department