7 deaths tied to illegal grow operation shake rural Riverside County community

Aguanga in Riverside County was reeling Tuesday, Sept. 8, following the shooting deaths of seven people at what authorities said was one of many illegal marijuana growing operations in the rural area where residents say they seem to thrive despite numerous raids by sheriff’s deputies.

The seven victims, none yet identified, were found in a residence in the 45000 block of Highway 371 shortly after 12:30 a.m. Monday after Riverside County sheriff’s deputies were called about a shooting in the area.

They found a woman with severe gunshot wounds, then discovered six victims at the same home with gunshot wounds; all six died at the location. The woman died later at a hospital.

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7 fatally shot at illegal marijuana grow in Southern California

Seven people were shot to death early Monday, Sept. 7, at a home in the unincorporated Riverside County community of Aguanga, authorities reported.

The victims were found in a residence in the 45000 block of Highway 371 in what was reportedly a house being used to grow illegal marijuana, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Investigators found more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana and several hundred marijuana plants at the location, the Sheriff’s Department reported.

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7 fatally shot at illegal marijuana grow in Riverside County

Seven people were shot to death early Monday, Sept. 7, at a home in the unincorporated Riverside County community of Aguanga, authorities reported.

The victims were found in a residence in the 45000 block of Highway 371 in what was reportedly a house being used to grow illegal marijuana, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Investigators found more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana and several hundred marijuana plants at the location, the Sheriff’s Department reported.

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