53 year old Kelly Lynette Cronn of Palm Desert is being charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer and is currently in custody and recovering from her injuries at the Riverside University Health Systems Detention Care Unit.
On Sunday, December 10th 2023, at 2:45 a.m., deputies from the Riverside Sheriff’s Palm Desert Station were dispatched to the Indian Springs Mobile Home Park on Highway 74 in Palm Desert for a burglary in progress.
Residents were hiding in a bedroom as intruders broke into their house.
Cronn wielded a knife and refused to drop it.
Deputies shot her. Her injuries are not life-threatening.
Another suspect in the house with Cronn has been released.
Metal police handcuffs
Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR