***Update Wednesday, March 5, 2014***
The victim has been identified as Steven Kohus, age 26 of
Sunday, March 2, 2014, at about 9:21 p.m., deputies from Twenty-nine
Palms/Morongo Basin Station responded to the report of a shooting that had
occurred at a residence in the 7300 block of Saladin Avenue in Twenty-nine
Palms. Upon arrival, deputies located
the victim suffering for an apparent gunshot wound. Medical personnel responded to the location
and the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
suspect, Brock Myers, was also located at the residence and immediately
detained by deputies.
from the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail responded and are currently conducting the
suspect, Brock Myers, was arrested without incident, transported and booked
into the Morongo Basin Jail for Murder.
investigation is ongoing; anyone with information regarding this investigation
is urged to contact Detective Daniel Rodriguez or Sergeant Rick Bessinger at
(909) 387-3589. Callers wishing to
remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463)
or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.
Refer: Public Affairs Division
Phone No.: (909) 387-3700