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Police standoff on Quechan Tribe Reservation


WINTERHAVEN, Calif. – On Saturday morning residents in the area of Ironwood Terrace, on Quechan tribal land, were woken by the sound of sirens. Some were even evacuated from their homes. Several law enforcement agencies surrounded a home in the area at about 6 a.m., according to the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office a suspected shooter was believed to be inside. ICSO says two people were shot and treated at Yuma Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. ICSO says this is the second shooting at the same house within the last two months. Speaking to residents in the area some say it was a dispute between a mother and daughter while others say the incident started at a Yuma bar then dragged on into the reservation. Officials would not tell us the identity of the suspects or the victims involved at this time. Officials did tell us they have a good idea who the suspects are.


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