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One person arrested following an officer-involved shooting

Riverside County Sheriffs Office confirmed a suspect was arrested after a barricade situation that led to an officer-involved shooting Wednesday morning.

RSO tweeted the officer-involved shooting happened around 1:30 a.m.

The incident stemmed from a pursuit involving the California Highway Patrol, according to a spokesperson with the Indio Police Department.

Indio police said it received a call around 10:59 p.m. that CHP pursued a vehicle into the city where it then stopped at a home on Sierra Street.

The suspect involved in the chase then barricaded themself inside a home in the neighborhood, according to the department.

Information on the suspect hasn't been released.

Our crew at the scene heard audible calls for the suspect to come out, along with several measures to get the suspect out of the home.

SWAT teams were also at the scene.

Details on what led up to the pursuit remain unknown.

Stay with News Channel 3 for the latest on this incident.

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Crystal Jimenez

Crystal Jimenez is a new reporter who joined the KESQ News Channel 3 team in June 2021. Learn more about Crystal here.


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