Man in custody in connection for deadly Sky Valley shooting

The suspect has not been identified.

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - A person was in custody Monday in connection with a deadly shooting in the Sky Valley area near Palm Springs, authorities said.

Sheriff's deputies from the Palm Desert Station were sent to the 74000 block of Dillon Road about 7:40 p.m. Sunday in response to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department reported.

``Deputies arrived on scene and detained a male subject,'' Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. Ben Ramirez said. ``While checking the interior of a residence, a male subject was found with a gunshot wound. This subject was pronounced deceased at the scene.''

Information was not immediately available on the age or identity of the victim or suspect.
``There are no outstanding suspects being sought at this time,'' Ramirez said.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call (760) 836-1600, or (951) 955-2777.

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