One man is dead and a woman injured after an officer-involved shooting in Cathedral City.
Police were called to Wishing Well Trail about 6:30 am, according to a tweet from Police Chief Travis Walker. A man came outside holding a gun when officers arrived and officers shot the man.
He was taken to the hospital where he died.
CCPD ofcrs responded to a domestic violence call this morning in the 33000 blk of Wishing Well Tr. A male suspect walked out of the house armed with a weapon, confronted ofcrs, and an officer involved shooting occurred. The susp succumbed to his injury, and @RSO is investigating pic.twitter.com/OyJmrbEqUe
— Chief Travis Walker (@CCPDWALKER) April 8, 2018
The man’s girlfriend was also injured and hospitalized, according to KESQ. The extent of her injuries are not known.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.