On January 24, 2012, at 10:18 P.M., officers from the Menifee Police Department responded to a residence in the 25700 block of Bundy Canyon Road, Menifee, regarding a shooting.
Adam Starkey, a 31-year-old male and resident of Menifee, called stating he had just shot his 38-year-old girlfriend. Officers arrived and detained Starkey in the front yard of his residence. Officers entered the residence and located a deceased female suffering from a gunshot wound.
Detectives from the Menifee Police Department and Investigators from the Sheriff's Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation. Adam Starkey was arrested for homicide and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center. The name of the decedent is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. This investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to telephone Investigator Peters of the Sheriff's Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777, or Detective Salisbury of the Menifee Police Department at (951) 210-1000.