Man shot dead in La Quinta Cove, suspect shoots self after pursuit into IE

An active death investigation is underway in La Quinta, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

The incident was reported at 8:11 am, according to KESQ.

A neighbor told the TV station that he heard shots fired and saw a woman in the street with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to her arm.

KMIR reports that a man was killed and a woman was injured with non-life threatening injuries.

Update 10:22 am:

A suspect in the shooting’s vehicle was spotted on the I-10 near Banning and the man led police on a pursuit into Ontario, where he pulled over and shot himself.

The Sheriff’s Department notes that this is an isolated incident and there is no threat to La Quinta residents.

Update 1:30 pm:

Here is a statement about the incident from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department:

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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