Investigators Search for Shooter in Desert Hot Springs Attack

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Investigators Search for Shooter in Desert Hot Springs Attack

by Contributing Editor

Two men involved in a gun assault that left a Desert Hot Springs resident seriously wounded remained at large Friday, and authorities were seeking the public’s help identifying them.

The shooting happened about 7:20 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment complex on Eighth Street, according to DHS Police Sgt. Scott Hazen.

He said the victim, identified only as a Hispanic man, got into a heated exchange with two Black men for reasons unclear.

“One Black male adult produced a firearm and shot the victim,” Hazen said. “The (suspects) fled the scene and have not been located.”

The victim was taken to a Coachella Valley hospital for treatment and is expected to recover, according to the sergeant.

No specific descriptions of the suspects were provided.

Anyone with information was urged to contact detectives at 760-329-2904, using extensions 285 or 352.

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