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Shooting at mosque in Coachella might be a hate crime, police say
Shooting at mosque in Coachella might be a hate crime, police say

Coachella police are investigating a shooting at a mosque early Tuesday as a possible hate crime. Police said no one was injured in the 5:01 a.m. shooting, but several shots were fired at a vehicle and at the Islamic Society of Coachella Valley mosque in the 84000 block of Avenue 49. Five shots were fired at the mosque, which has been in Coachella for 16 years, said Riverside Sheriff’s Deputy Armando Munoz. Four people were inside the mosque at the time of the shooting, but none was hit. Authorities still don’t have a description of the shooter. But authorities plan to work together with the mosque’s leader on “any and all leads,” Munoz said. Soon...

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