A teenage boy was fatally shot in Coachella today, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.
The homicide occurred about 1:21 a.m. at a house party in the 84700 block of Calle Pino, according to Lt. Terry Hudson of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies responded to the scene and found a teenage boy lying in the backyard of the house suffering from a gunshot wound, Hudson said.
Angel Bernal-Flores, 17, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
The investigation was continuing, no arrests have been made, and no suspects identified publicly, the lieutenant said.
He asked anyone with information about this incident to call the sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit at (760) 393-3529.