A murder charge is expected to be filed Thursday against a Sky Valley resident accused of fatally shooting a man in Palm Springs.
Jeff Burgess, 42, was arrested Tuesday and booked into the John Benoit Detention Center in Indio on suspicion of murder, with bail set at $1 million.
Officers were sent to the 700 block of West Racquet Club Drive about 4:15 a.m. Tuesday on a shooting report and found a man dead in the street, according to Palm Springs police Sgt. Mike Casavan.
According to police, Burgess called 911 and “reported being involved in a shooting” at the location. He was detained and questioned, and later taken into custody.
His criminal history, if any, was not immediately clear.
Nobody else was injured, and there was no word on what precipitated the shooting.
The name of the victim was not immediately released.