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16-year-old hospitalized after late-night Coachella shooting

0830 Coachella Shooting

A 16-year-old was hospitalized early Monday morning after an overnight shooting in Coachella.

Riverside County Sheriff's Deputies were called to the area of Avenida de Plata near Avenue 50 at 10:30 p.m. Sunday to reports of a shooting.

They said they found evidence of a shooting there, but no victims or any suspects. Deputies later learned of a man who had gone to a nearby hospital with a possible non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the head.

The victim told authorities he was standing outside of his home when somebody started shooting him. Deputies found multiple shell casings at the scene and bullet holes in two nearby vehicles, but no arrests had been made as of this morning.

Witnesses or anyone else with additional information was urged to call
the Thermal sheriff's station Investigations Bureau at 760-863-8990.

Additional details were not immediately released and the investigation was ongoing.

Stay with KESQ News Channel 3 for updates.

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