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3 Bodies Found In Palm Tree Grove Near Thermal

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THERMAL (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies have found three bodies in an agricultural area south of Palm Springs after ashooting was reported in the Southern California desert.

An injured man told Riverside County sheriff’s deputies that his father and brother were shot while they were working in palm tree grove near Thermal on Thursday morning.

Deputy Angel Ramos tells The Desert Sun that deputies found the bodies of three men later.

Deputies scoured palm groves, open fields and a nearby mobile home park looking for a gunman, while a helicopter and a California  Highway Patrol plane searched from the air.

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