Police searching for son wanted for allegedly murdering his father in Rialto

Curtiss Booker Jr. (Credit: Rialto Police) (FOX 11)

Police in Rialto are searching for a man wanted for allegedly murdering his father during a domestic dispute on Monday.

Curtiss Booker Jr., 31, was identified as the suspect in the murder of Curtiss Booker Sr., 58.

Around 11:15 a.m. Monday, the Rialto Police Department received several 911 calls reporting a gunshot victim in the 400 block of East Chaparral St.

When officers arrived they located Booker Sr. lying in the front yard of a residence where he later succumbed to his injuries.

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"Through investigation and witness statements it appears there was a domestic dispute between Booker Sr. and Booker Jr. which escalated when Booker Jr. shot his father," Rialto Police wrote in a press release Tuesday.

The suspect reportedly fled the area prior to the officers' arrival.

The Rialto Police Department’s Detective Bureau is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Booker Jr.

Police said he is considered to be armed and dangerous. If you see Booker Jr. please call 911 immediately and do not approach him. 

Detectives are requesting anyone with information about Booker Jr.’s whereabouts to anonymously report information through WeTip at 800-782-7463 or call Sgt. Mills directly at 909-820-2632 reference case #932106153.

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