The Palm Springs Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Thursday night near the intersection of West Palm Vista Drive and North Granada Avenue in the Desert Highland Gateway Estates neighborhood.
The shooting occurred just after 10 p.m. when a man was leaving a family member's home and began driving south on North Granada Avenue from West Palm Vista Drive, police said in a statement.
The man drove past a group of people standing on a street corner near that intersection when he heard gunfire and realized he had been shot. The victim then drove himself to a hospital. His injuries are not believed to have been life-threatening. The intersection is located in a residential portion of the neighborhood.
The Palm Springs Police Department is asking anyone who was in the area and witnessed the shooting or might have information about it to call 760-327-1441. Information can also be reported anonymously to CrimeStoppers at 760-341-7867.
Paul Albani-Burgio covers breaking news and the City of Palm Springs. Follow him on Twitter at @albaniburgiop and via email at email@example.com.
This article originally appeared on Palm Springs Desert Sun: Driver shot in Desert Highland Gateway Estates on Thursday night