A man was fatally shot in an officer-involved shooting in Indio Wednesday afternoon.
The shooting happened at the Las Palmas Apartments near Las Palmas Road and Highway 111 a little before 5 pm, according to KESQ. The suspect was armed with a gun, according to police. The man died at the scene.
Police combing through the scene, where a man was killed in an officer involved shooting in #Indio. That man matches the description to a suspect involved in a robbery an hour prior, less than a mile from the OIS. Live updates on @KESQ at 11 pic.twitter.com/jbxfNjvPsT
— Lauren Coronado (@KESQLauren) April 11, 2019
About an hour earlier, the man w man struck someone on the head and stole a cell phone at a Subway sandwich shop, reports The Desert Sun.
Police said a preliminary investigation indicates the suspect shot by police was the same person involved in the Subway incident.