In the early hours of the first day in the New Year 2012, Desert Hot Springs Police Officers responded to a 911 call of subjects being chased and shots being fired at 66400 Block of 6th Street, DHS . Officers discovered a Hispanic male who had suffered several gunshot wounds. The victim died at the scene. That victim’s name has not been released pending notification of the family by the County Coroner. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call Detective Jim Henson at 760-329-6411, Ext. 339 or Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP.