Victim in Desert Hot Springs Fatal Shooting Identified

Victim in Desert Hot Springs Fatal Shooting Identified

KMIR

Desert Hot Springs, CA

The Riverside County coroner’s office Tuesday identified 49-year-old Joseph Slaten of Desert Hot Springs as the victim of a fatal shooting in the city.

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Police responded at around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to an address in the 12000 block of Avenida Alta Loma. Slaten was pronounced dead at the residence, the coroner said.

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At least one other person was injured in the shooting, authorities said. Police have not identified a suspect.