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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: Monday, August 18, 2014 12:40 p.m. 


LOCATION: 12000 block of Honey Hill Dr., Grand Terrace 

SUSPECT: Bonnie Rucker, 63 year old, Grand Terrace 

VICTIM: Scott Adcock, 34 year old male 


On Monday, August 18, 2014 at 12:40 p.m.Deputies responded to the Honey Hill Dr. location reference an argument and a gunshot being heard. Upon arrival they contacted the suspect, later identified as Bonnie Rucker and family members in the front yard. Rucker is a resident of the location. She stated she was in an argument with the victim and she had shot herself in the hand. Rucker sustained a gunshot wound to the outer portion of her right hand. 

After further investigation it was discovered the argument was over an "Xbox" game console. During the argument, Rucker pointed a loaded .357 caliber handgun directly at Adcock, while telling him she was going to shoot him. There was a short struggle as the victim hit the firearm from in front of him and the firearm discharged into Rucker's hand. 

Adcock did not sustain any injury. Rucker was treated at Loma Linda Medical Center for her injuries. After treatment she was booked at the West Valley Detention Center on charges of attempted homicide. 

Refer: Dep. N. Newsom, Dep. Mendoza, Sgt. Riley 

Station: Central Station 

Phone No. (909) 387-3545 

Case No. 121400528 

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700

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