RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Shots Fired / Assault with a Deadly Weapon|
|Station Area:||La Quinta|
|Written Date:||August 22, 2020||Time:||8:13 AM|
|Incident Date:||August 22, 2020||Time:||3:45 AM|
|Incident Location:||47000 block of Dune Palms Road, La Quinta|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant William Fiebig|
On Saturday, August 22, 2020, at 3:45 AM, La Quinta deputies responded to the 47000 block of Dune Palms Road for a report of shots fired. Both Hispanic female juvenile victims, ages 14 and 15, were shot at by a 16-year-old Hispanic male juvenile from a dark colored sedan, the weapon used was a semi-automatic handgun. The suspect fled the scene before deputies arrived. No one was injured as a result of this shooting. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Investigator Glasper at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station by calling (760) 863-8990.
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