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Posted on: June 3, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Homicide

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ed Baeza

File # Y221530001

Update:

The victim in this case has been identified as Jose A. Molina, 32-year-old resident of Coachella. If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Investigator Anderson of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Glasper of the Thermal Sheriff’s Station 760-863-8990.

Details:

On June 2, 2022, at 12:17 a.m., deputies from the Thermal Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a shooting on the 85000 block of Cairo Ave., in Coachella. Upon arriving, deputies located a male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The male was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased by medical personnel. A crime scene was secured and the Central Homicide Unit responded to assume the investigation. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification. The investigation is on-going.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Investigator Anderson of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Glasper of the Thermal Sheriff’s Station 760-863-8990.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's Homicide Tipline online form.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.


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