Random shooting in Coachella injures one
Victim taken to hospital after suspect fired shots
Police are investigating a shooting that happened on Saturday in Coachella on Harrison Street.
Shots were fired just north of avenue 49. Police say the victims were headed northbound on Harrison Street when a man pulled up alongside them and fired multiple shots at their vehicle.
One victim was struck several times and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. No one else was injured.
The shooter's vehicle is described as a newer white Ford F-150 "Raptor" model crew cab truck.
Police say the suspect is a Hispanic man with a thin build and dark complexion.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Butvidas from the Thermal Sheriff's Station Investigations Bureau at 760-863-8946. Those with information may also call anonymously through Crime Stoppers at (760) 341-STOP, or by sending an email at ThermalStation@RiversideSheriff.org
Written by Alex Batres, Morning Anchor / Reporter KESQ. You can reach Alex at Alex.Batres@kesq.com.
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