On Monday, July 19, 2021, at approximately 9:57 pm, deputies from the Apple Valley Police Department responded to the Walmart Distribution Center located at 21101 Johnson Road, following a 911 call from a female at the location asking for help. Soon after, Sheriff’s Dispatch received numerous calls reporting an active shooter at the location.

When deputies arrived, employees were in the process of being evacuated and learned no shooting had occurred, and everyone was safe.  With assistance from the Victor Valley Sheriff station, deputies completed a security sweep and determined the reports to be unsubstantiated.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy Gabriel Dominguez at the Apple Valley Police Department at (760) 240-7400 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463), or you may leave the information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.