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Posted on: August 22, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Shots Fired / Assault with a Deadly Weapon



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Shots Fired / Assault with a Deadly Weapon
Station Area:La Quinta
Written Date:August 22, 2020Time:8:13 AM
Incident Date:August 22, 2020Time:3:45 AM
Incident Location:47000 block of Dune Palms Road, La Quinta
Reporting Officer:Sergeant William Fiebig
File Number(s):LA20235007


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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