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Desert Hot Springs Police Say Man Was Plotting to Ambush Officers

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Desert Hot Springs Police stop a man they say was actively plotting to go on a shooting spree targeting officers.

Friday night, police received a tip that 39-year-old Oscar Rene Parra Rincon had unlawfully obtained ammunition. He was allegedly going to shoot and kill police officers and shoot civilians in order to draw-out police officers.

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Around 9:15 Friday night, police say they surrounded a home on Calle Azteca where they arrested Rincon.

He was booked into the Riverside County Jail in Banning on charges of attempted murder and kidnapping, possession of ammunition by a prohibited person and violation of parole.

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