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Police arrest son of victim in fatal Palm Springs shooting


Palm Springs police have arrested 19-year-old Brian Conroy suspected in the shooting death of his mother, 36-year-old Amber Lane.

The shooting happened on the 4100 block of Calle San Antonio at 4:25 a.m.

Investigators are currently working to determine a motive for the shooting. Conroy was interviewed by police for a couple of hours before his arrest.

Employees at Wangs in the Desert in Palm Springs say lane did public relations and marketing for the restaurant.

“Amber was a very nice person, she was very bubbly, a hard worker, really so many people just loved her and I know that this is going to hit a lot of people really hard,” said Joy Meredith, President of Main Street Palm Springs.

Conroy is currently being held at the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility in Banning

This story is developing stay with KESQ News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2 for updates.



A shooting investigation was underway Monday morning at a Palm Springs residence on the 4100 block of Calle San Antonio.

Palm Springs Police Departments Public Information Officers, William Hutchinson, said dispatchers received 911 calls from the home regarding a person shot inside at 4:25 a.m.

KESQ News Team


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