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Posted on: May 17, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Homicide

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Riverside County Sheriff-Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ed Baeza

File # O231360006


On May, 16, 2023, at 5:04 a.m., deputies assigned to the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a shooting that occurred on the 64000 block of 16th Avenue, in North Palm Springs. Upon arriving, deputies located an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. Deputies administered first aid and summoned for medical aid.  Paramedics arrived and despite their efforts the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. A crime scene was secured and the Central Homicide Unit responded to assume the investigation. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification to next of kin. The investigation continues.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Master Investigator J. Manjarrez of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Lugo of the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station at 760-836-1600.

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

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