A homicide investigation was underway Thursday into the fatal shooting of a woman found dead at an Indio motel.

Patrol officers were sent to City Center Motel, located at 83-597 Indio Blvd., about 7:50 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Indio Police Department.

Officers found a woman with a gunshot wound dead at the location.

“Based on the circumstances, Indio Police Major Crimes Unit detectives responded to the scene and assumed the investigation,” according to police.

Her name has not been released, and additional information about her death was not provided.

Homicide detectives working the investigation urged any witnesses to come forward by calling 760-391-4051. Anonymous tipsters can submit information to the Coachella Valley Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP(7867).

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