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Father, daughter killed in Palm Desert apartment complex

Two people, including a toddler, were killed in a shooting at an apartment complex in Palm Desert.

April 9, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A shooting at a Palm Desert apartment complex has left two people dead, including a toddler.

The incident happened at the Hovley Gardens apartment complex at 74-501 42nd Ave.

Deputies were called to the scene just before noon on Friday, where they found three shooting victims.

A 2-year-old girl was airlifted to an area hospital in critical condition, but later died. A 24-year-old man also died in the shooting.

A 43-year-old woman, possibly the man's mother, was also taken to an area hospital and listed in serious condition.

Police arrested a suspect, but his identity was not released.

A family member said the male victim got into an argument with the suspect on Friday.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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