Palm Springs Police Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

Palm Springs Police Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

Ceci Partridge

Two people are injured after an officer-involved shooting in Palm Springs.

Police say the incident happened around 4:17 p.m. Tuesday.

According to police, a fight broke out between a group of people near Camino Parcel and South Palm Canyon Drive near Bank Of America.

Lt. William Hutchinson with the Palm Springs Police Department says when officers arrived on scene, one of the suspects did not comply with the officers commands. The suspect began to fight with the officers and then there were shots fired, according to police.

The suspect sustained non-life threatening injuries and received medical aid while being detained by officers.

One Palm Springs officer sustained injures and was brought the an area hospital.

Lt. Hutchinson with the Palm Springs Police Department says there is no immediate threat to the public.

The public is urged to avoid South Palm Canyon Drive and South Indian Canyon Drive between Camino Procela and Roman Road.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office has assumed the investigation.

Police are asking for the public with any information to call into the department at 760-778-8411.

*This story has been updated to show one officer sustained injures and is receiving medical treatment.