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Posted on: January 29, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Homicide



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Homicide
Station Area:Palm Desert
Written Date:January 29, 2021Time:1:00 PM
Incident Date:January 29, 2021Time:2:30 AM
Incident Location:73000 block of Stanton Drive
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Steve Brosche
File Number(s):O210290006


On January 29, 2021, deputies from the Palm Desert Station responded to the 73000 block of Stanton Drive to investigate a report of a shooting. When deputies arrived, they located a deceased adult male who appeared to have been shot. The victim was identified as Edward Pierce, a 39-year old male from Thousand Palms. Investigators from the Central Homicide Unit and the Palm Desert Station were notified and have assumed the investigation. The suspect(s) fled the area prior to deputies arrival and are still outstanding. This is an active investigation and anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Investigator Navarrete of the Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777 or Investigator Jones of the Pam Desert Station at 760-836-1600.

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