Suspect arrested, charged for murder of wife

Photo courtesy of the Riverside Sheriff’s Department.

Rahman Leon Hunter, 39, was arrested and charged for the murder of his wife, 37-year-old Chiana Hunter. Rahman is also suspected of shooting his 15-year-old son, who officials say is expected to survive.

The shooting occurred on August 16 in the 7200 block of Lazare Court in Eastvale. When deputies arrived, they located an adult female, identified as Chiana Hunter, and a male juvenile, identified as the son of Rahman and Chiana, suffering from gunshot wounds. 

Deputies began life-saving measures on Chiana but she did not survive her injuries. The juvenile was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries.

Rahman was located at 12 p.m. in San Bernardino County where he was arrested and charged with murder.

This is an active investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Investigator Deanne of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Patrick at the Jurupa Valley Station at 951-955-2600.


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