Within minutes, Desert Hot Springs Police officer arrived at the scene of a shooting; a adolescent male was suffering from a gunshot to his upper body. His injuries were not considered life threatening. The incident happened at a parking lot area at a apartment complex near Two Bunch Palms Tr.
Two young males were seen fleeing the scene on foot in the area of Verbena and Two Bunch. They have not been located yet. No motive or reason for this shooting is known.
We would ask anyone who might know anything about this incident to call us as soon as possible. You may remain anonymous if you wish. Call Desert Hot Springs Police Detective Jim Henson.
Dispatch Tel: 760.329.2904