A man fatally shot near Palm Desert was identified Friday as a resident of Santa Fe Springs, in Los Angeles County.

The body of Ruben Rene Quezada, 38, was discovered about 10:30 p.m. Thursday in the 78000 block of Varner Road.

Deputies sent to the location on a shooting call found Quezada lying in the roadway, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

Sgt. Steve Brosche said no suspects have been arrested in the slaying, but the sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit was continuing the investigation.

The circumstances surrounding the initial call were unclear.

Witnesses were urged to call homicide investigators at 951-955-2777.

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