Assault with a Deadly Weapon / Case #2101C-7416

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Issuing Employee: Sergeant Heather Olsen – 760-770-0398 –
Type of Case: Assault with a Deadly Weapon / Case #2101C-7416

Date/Time Reported: January 28, 2021 / 1918 hrs.
Location of Occurrence: 33100 block of Shifting Sands Trail, Cathedral City, CA

Name: Unknown
City of Residence:

Name: Not for release
City of Residence: Cathedral City, CA

Synopsis of Incident:

On January 28, 2021, at approximately 1918 hours, Cathedral City Police Dispatch received 911 telephone calls reporting gunfire heard in the area of Shifting Sands Trail and 33rd Avenue. Police were dispatched and arrived at a residence in the 31000 block of Shifting Sands Trail. Police located an adult male gunshot victim that required medical care. Cathedral City Police Paramedics arrived to treat the gunshot victim and handled the medical transport. The scene was secured and at this time, the circumstances surrounding the shooting are being investigated by the Cathedral City Police Detectives.

Cathedral City Police Department Detectives are actively working leads in this case, however, the Police Department is asking for assistance from the community – if you have information related to this incident or believe you may have information, please contact Cathedral City Police Detectives at 760-770-0300 / Detective Sergeant Larry Sanfillippo at 760-770-0306 or via the Cathedral City Police Department website at: or

If you have information possibly associated with this incident, you may also report your information anonymously through the WeTip hotline at: 1-(800)-78-CRIME or Some tip information may qualify for a cash reward.

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