Man shot at Pechanga Resort and Casino dies

TEMECULA, Calif. - Authorities say a man was shot to death and a woman was wounded at a Southern California casino hotel in a domestic violence incident.
 
Riverside County Sheriff's Sgt. Mike Manning said the man was shot in a room at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula Friday night. He took an elevator down to the lobby to seek medical attention. He later died at a hospital.
 
A woman associated with the man was found in a hotel room with non-life threatening injuries. It wasn't clear whether she shared the same room with the man.
 
No one has been arrested, and authorities said there are no suspects at large. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports part of the hotel was sealed off for the investigation.

The Pechanga Resort and Casino released the following statement on Saturday:

We at Pechanga Resort & Casino are deeply saddened by this domestic incident that occurred in a hotel room. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the individuals involved in this unfortunate, isolated incident.

Our first and foremost obligation is to the safety of our guests. The investigation is in the hands of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office and we are doing everything possible to assist them with those efforts.

Pechanga Resort & Casino has accommodated the hotel guests whose stay was impacted by the incident and subsequent investigation.

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