LA QUINTA ( — Police investigated the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 20-year-old man on Saturday.

According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were sent around 6:40 p.m. Friday to the 51900 block of Avenida Ramirez for reports of a shooting.

Once on scene, they located Ryan Thomas Sniffin, of Joshua Tree, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

He was transported to a hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

At this time, no suspect description has been provided.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact the Central Homicide Unit at (760) 393-3531.

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