Augustine Garcia and Yanize Mora

On Tuesday, November 02, 2010 at approximately 6:24 p.m., a vehicle stopped in the 67100 block of Assistencia.  Yanize Mora and Moises Sanudo were introducing their infant son to friends when a vehicle approached and stopped next to them.  The driver of the vehicle asked, “Where you from?” before several gunshots were fired from the vehicle and into the crowd.  Six people were shot by the occupants of the vehicle.  Augustine Garcia (age 20) was pronounced deceased at the hospital.  Yanize Mora (16) died at the scene.  Daniel Ayala (age 37) was treated for multiple gunshot wounds to his extremities.  Aracelly Sanudo (age 14) was treated for a gunshot wound.  Moises Sanudo (age 17) was treated for multiple gunshot wounds.  Yanize and Moises three-month-old infant son was also treated for a single gunshot wound.

The vehicle was described as a light-colored Chrysler PT Cruiser or Chevrolet HHR.  The driver was described as a Hispanic male in his early 20’s.

The public is encouraged to call the Cathedral City Police Department with any further information regarding this case at (760) 770-0300 or by email at

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