Man shot in leg hour after Coachella peace gathering
Colin Atagi • April 1, 2008 - The Desert Sun
The shooting occurred about 7:45 p.m. in the 52-300 block of Calle Empalme.
The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries, department spokesman Jerry Franchville said.
The shooting happened about an hour after a peace vigil was held outside Coachella City Hall.
City officials and residents gathered there this evening to show their unified in a battle against local violence.
The gathering was organized following a 16-day period that saw three people killed in several shootings and stabbings.