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Posted on: June 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Homicide


Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ed Baeza

File # S221670049


On June 16, 2022, at 10:17 p.m., deputies from the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a shooting on the 70200 block of Highway 111, in Rancho Mirage. Upon arriving, deputies located a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The male victim was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased by medical personnel. The victim was identified as Alejandro Suarez, a 43-year-old male resident of Rancho Mirage. A crime scene was secured and the Central Homicide Unit responded to assume the investigation. The investigation is on-going and investigators are working diligently to identify and locate a suspect(s).

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 Grasso of the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station 760-836-1600.

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

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