Incident Summary:

11/04/2014: Assailants opened fire on the Islamic Society of Coachella Valley mosque in Coachella, California, United States. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201411040087

When:
2014-11-04

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

California

City:
Coachella

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Islamic Society of Coachella Valley
Specific Description Mosque
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Person detained in fire at California mosque," USA Today, December 12, 2015.
"Shots fired at mosque in Southern California," UPI, November 4, 2014.
"Coachella mosque shooting possible hate crime," The Desert Sun, November 4, 2014.