(CNS) – Two men were jailed Monday for allegedly shooting and killing three people in Palm Springs.
Anastasio Jesus Machuca, 20, and Antonio Marins, 21, were arrested Sunday evening on charges of attempted murder, according to the Palm Springs Police Department. Machuka is suspected of murder.
Earlier that day, at approximately 2:15 a.m., E. Officers responded to the 5600 block of Ramon Road for a shooting.
On arrival, they found three injured people, all of whom were hospitalized, police said. One person succumbed to death.
According to police, the three victims got into a verbal argument with the two suspects, and things escalated into a physical altercation.
Machuca first fired at the three victims, then fled the scene in separate vehicles before Marins also opened fire, police said.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop at Fred Waring Drive and Jefferson Street in Palm Desert, where they arrested Marins, police said. PSPD detectives negotiated Machuca’s surrender and arrested him in Mecca.
Both suspects were booked into the John J. Benoit Detention Center in Indio and are being held without bail.
Police asked anyone who witnessed the shooting or has information about the attack to call Detective Juan Jimenez at 760-323-8136.
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One killed, two injured in Palm Springs shooting