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1 dead, 2 wounded in Morongo reservation triple-shooting

By in Press Enterprise on January 11, 2018

By Beatriz E. Valenzuela

One person is dead and two others wounded following a shooting on Morongo tribal land late Wednesday night, Riverside County Sheriff’s officials said, however a motive for the triple-shooting was not available.

“We responded and located three adult victims,” said Deputy Michael Vasquez, spokesman for the sheriff’s department. “One adult victim passed away, (two) others were transported to a local area hospital.”

The condition of the wounded people have not been released.

The shooting was reported just before 11 p.m. near Morongo and Ramon roads, officials said.

Few details surrounding the shooting were immediately available.

The sheriff’s Homicide Unit is on scene Thursday morning, Vasquez said, investigating the slaying..


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