Authorities responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call at the Canyon Lake Country Club in the 32000 block of Railroad Canyon Drive at 5:45 p.m. Scott Wade was golfing on the 17th hole with his 12-year-old son and two other golfers when he was shot in the arm.
The victim was transported to a local hospital for a superficial wound, police said.
Witnesses reported seeing three males, between the ages of 18 and 20, holding pellet rifles. The suspects were gone by the time deputies arrived.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Riverside County Sheriff's Department at (951) 776-1099.