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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: Thursday, December 12, 2013 / 1:57 p.m.  


INCIDENT:  Homicide Investigation


LOCATION:  11000 Block of Winterhawk Way, Apple Valley             


SUSPECT: Derrick Hill, 45, Apple Valley


VICTIM: Stone Paul, 18, Apple Valley




On Thursday, December 12, 2013, at approximately 1:57 p.m., deputies from the Apple Valley Police Department responded to a shots fired call at residence in the 11000 block of Winterhawk Way. Upon arriving at the incident location, deputies found Stone "Robert" Paul, 18 years old, deceased inside the location with apparent gunshot wounds.


Detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Homicide Detail responded to assist with the investigation. Detectives learned Paul was residing at the incident location with Derrick Hill, 45 years old of Apple Valley.  Hill is suspected of shooting Paul to death for unknown reasons. 


As a result of the investigation, Hill was arrested for PC 187 (Murder) and is currently being held at the Victor Valley jail, without bail. The investigation is ongoing. 


Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Homicide Detail, Detective Randolph German or Sergeant Trevis Newport, at (909) 387-3589.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at



Refer: Sergeant Trevis Newport or Detective Randolph German                  


Station: Specialized Investigations - Homicide Detail              


Phone No. (909) 387-3589           


Case No. DR #181307334 H #2013-115


JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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