There was a heavy police presence in a neighborhood near Highway 111 and Deep Canyon in Palm Desert on Monday evening.
Callers into the News Channel 3 newsroom reported hearing shots fired in that area at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Deputies said they found no evidence of any shooting or a victim, but they did find a man with an outstanding felony warrant.
They say he ran off but was arrested two hours later after a lengthy search. His name was not immediately released.
A News Channel 3 crew on scene confirmed police were conducting a search in the area. There was a helicopter flying overhead and a man was seen running through the streets near San Onofre and Ramona.
There were no reports of injuries.
Stay with KESQ News Channel 3 for updates.