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Coachella Valley Homicide Rate

Ben Schenk

Coachella Valley Homicide Rate

CREATED Sep. 28, 2011

PALM DESERT- Tuesday night's shooting death is the 4th homicide in Desert Hot Springs this year.

Across the Coachella Valley this year, 24 deaths are being investigated as homicides or possible homicides.

Five people have been killed this month alone.

The annual total has surpassed the number of homicides reported last year, 20.