Roads closed in Desert Hot Springs as police investigate collision, shots fired

Desert Hot Springs Police have closed Flora Avenue between Mesquite Avenue and Verbena Drive while investigating a collision that resulted in a serious injury and that occurred soon after a report of shots fired in the area, according to Deputy Chief Steven Shaw. 

The passenger in the vehicle sustained a serious head injury when the vehicle collided with a parked car, Shaw said.

Shaw said no one was injured in the shots fired incident and the department has not determined if the two incidents are related.

This developing story will be updated.

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