A man was fatally wounded Friday in the unincorporated community of Thousand Palms, but details about the shooting were sketchy.

Deputies were sent to the 73600 block of Stanton Drive about 2:30 a.m. on reports of gunfire, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

Sgt. Steve Brosche said deputies arrived to find 39-year-old Edward Pierce of Thousand Palms dead from a gunshot wound.

Sheriff’s officials did not release any information regarding a suspect.

Witnesses or anybody with additional information were urged to call Investigator Navarrete at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Jones at 760-836-1600.

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