Two Officers Dead, One injured in Palm Springs Shooting–Desert Sun

A Chicago police officer stands at a crime scene on August 31, 2016, as the city's homicide count now stands at 512 for 2016
From the Desert Sun: Two police officers are dead and one is wounded after a shooting in Palm Springs on Saturday, according to a source familiar with the incident. Dozens of law enforcement officers are involved in a search for the shooter or shooters in the area of Cypress and Del Lago roads in Palm Springs. Police are encouraging residents in the area to stay indoors while they conduct an investigation. At 3:15 p.m., multiple officers in tactical gear were maintaining defensive positions behind a four-foot concrete wall as if a shooter were still on scene. Several other officers stood close by an armored vehicle parked on Cypress Road a block south of Francis Road. Witnesses said they heard between 10 and 20 gunshots from what sounded like machine guns. Over a dozen patrol cars, three fire engines and a SWAT truck were at the scene of the incident at 2 p.m. Palm Springs police and San Jacinto police were on scene. Read the rest here: