Police Investigating Deadly Assault Near Elementary School in Indio

Police are investigating an overnight assault near an elementary school which left one person dead.

The assault took place across from Martin Van Buren Elementary School between Corregidor and Leyete Avenues in Indio.

Arriving officers performed life saving measures prior to the victim being transported to a local hospital, but the victim succumbed to the injuries.

A crime scene was cordoned off near the school, but as of this morning, there is no threat to public and parents were dropping their children off for school.

A forensic team was on scene to help coordinate the investigation.

An awards ceremony at Van Buren Elementary has been postponed.

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