- Associated Press - Friday, May 26, 2017

COACHELLA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities are searching for a suspect and a Riverside County deputy has been hospitalized after a shooting in the city of Coachella.

The Sheriff’s Department said in a statement that an officer-involved shooting had occurred Thursday night, a deputy was taken to a hospital and a search for a suspect had been going on for at least an hour.

The department did not specify that the deputy had been shot, and was not giving any further details on the circumstances.

The city of Coachella contracts the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department to provide police services.

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