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Posted on: December 29, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Assault With a Deadly Weapon


Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Assault With a Deadly Weapon
Station Area:Thermal
Written Date:December 29, 2019Time:8:50 AM
Incident Date:December 28, 2019Time:11:50 PM
Incident Location:Fred Waring Drive / Dune Palms Road
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Thomas Anderson
File Number(s):LA193620079


On December 28, 2019, at 11:50 PM, Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputies assigned to the city of La Quinta responded to a reported shooting in the area of Fred Waring Drive, west of Dune Palms Road. Deputies arrived on scene and located multiple shell casings in the roadway. The victim, a 21-year-old Hispanic female of Indio, was located nearby suffering from non-life-threatening injuries received during the assault. As a result, the victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Deputies conducted a search of the surrounding area and no additional victims were located.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact Investigator Grasso at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station by calling (760) 863-8990.

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

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff's 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions.  If you are interested in a career with us, please apply at or call 1-888-Join-RSD

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