$100,000 warrant for attempted homicide issued for Riley Guerrero’s arrest

ST. GEORGE – Police have identified the alleged shooter wanted in connection with an early morning shooting in St. George Wednesday, and a $100,000 warrant for attempted homicide was issued Thursday by the 5th District Court for his arrest.

Riley J. Guerrero, 18, of St. George, is wanted by the St. George Police Department after he allegedly shot another man in the torso, resulting in the man being transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George for his injuries.

The St. George Communications Center received the report that a person had been shot in the area of 840 S. 400 East at approximately 3:53 a.m. Wednesday. A 21-year-old man was found to have a single gunshot wound to the torso.

“The investigation into the incident has yielded enough information to lead detectives to believe that Guerrero discharged the firearm used in this incident,” St. George Police Captain Michael Giles said.

“Guerrero is an admitted gang member and is possibly in possession of a firearm,” he said.

Riley J. Guerrero, 18, of St. George, is wanted by the St. George Police Department for attempted homicide
Riley J. Guerrero, 18, of St. George, is wanted by the St. George Police Department for attempted homicide

Anyone who sees Guerrero, or has any information about his whereabouts, is asked to contact the St. George Police Department immediately by calling the 24-hour dispatch line at 435-627-4313.

Reference incident number: 15P014123.

Suspect’s description

  • Name: Riley J. Guerrero
  • Age: 18 years old
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 155 pounds
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eyes: Brown

Read more about one of Guerrero’s prior arrest here: Gang-related graffiti leads to arrest of alleged tagger


This is a developing story and may be updated as further details emerge.

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