Two Palm Springs Police Officers dead; one injured

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Police chief in Palm Springs, California says 2 officers fatally shot, another wounded trying to resolve family dispute.

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Palm Springs police say three officers have been shot but there’s no word on their conditions.

A police statement says the shooting occurred Saturday afternoon north of Racquet Club Road and east of Sunrise Way.

There are no immediate details of the shooting, which comes days after a Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant was shot and killed in the high desert town of Lancaster.

Sgt. Steve Owen was answering a burglary call when sheriff’s officials say he was shot and wounded by a man who then stood over him and shot him four more times.


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