In late breaking news, in a remote part of Apple Valley, California, Federal and local law enforcement authorities investigated reports of 17 men, of Middle Eastern descent who were firing off hundreds of rounds and were briefly detained, CBSLocal of Los Angeles reported on Tuesday.
The men were camping out in the Deep Creek Hot Springs area Sunday morning, authorities told CBSLocal.
In the police report, authorities stated in part:
On Sunday, March 27, 2016, at about 8:25 am, deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to reports of shots fired in the Deep Creek Hot Springs area of Apple Valley. The reporting party told the 911 operator more than 100 shots were heard and 5 to 7 subjects wearing turbans were seen in the area shooting assault rifles, handguns, and shotguns.
Due to this being a very rural location, Sheriff’s Aviation assisted to conduct an area check for the alleged shooters while patrol units from the Victor Valley Station responded. The sheriff’s helicopter arrived and located a group of males, 17 total; walking away from the creek carrying backpacks and other items. Deputies from Apple Valley, Hesperia, and Victorville Police Stations also responded to assist.
The report of the shots and calls to police were captured in audio and posted at Sound Cloud.
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