Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department investigated the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells on Thursday after receiving reports of gunshots on the property.
The department was called about 10:15 am to the hotel and conducted room to room searches. They determined the shooting to be unsubstantiated.
#IndianWells Incident: 03/14/19, 10:15 AM deputies received call of possible shots heard at a business within the 44600 block of Indian Wells Ln. Deputies conducted room to room searches and determined the shooting was unsubstantiated.
— Riverside County Sheriff PIO-East (@RSOPIOEast) March 14, 2019
According to KESQ, the hotel was partially evacuated during the search and a heavy police presence was seen on the property.
#BREAKING – Heavy police presence at Indian Wells Conference Center at Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa in Indian Wells.
— KESQ News Channel 3 (@KESQ) March 14, 2019
This is an especially busy time for the Hyatt, as the BNP Paribas Open is taking place just minutes away at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.