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Posted on: June 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Assault with a Deadly Weapon



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Assault with a Deadly Weapon
Station Area:Coachella
Written Date:June 02, 2020Time:3:14 PM
Incident Date:June 02, 2020Time:12:18 PM
Incident Location:Agua Blanca Avenue x Agua Caliente Street, Coachella
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Mariano Matos III
File Number(s):Y201540020


On June 2nd, 2020 around 1218 hours, Thermal station deputies assigned to the city of Coachella responded to the area of Agua Blanca and Agua Caliente, Coachella, regarding an assault with a firearm. Investigation revealed a male victim sustained nonlife threatening gunshot wounds at the location. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his wounds. The suspects fled the area prior to deputies arriving on scene. The investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is encouraged to contact Deputy Ponce at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station (760) 863-8990 or Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch (760) 836-8348.

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