Cathedral City Police Department Press Release

Homicide Investigation – Case 2203C-6060

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: Cathedral City Police (760) 770-0300

Issuing Employee: Commander Jon Enos, 760-202-2415,
Type of Case: Homicide Investigation – Case 2203C-6060

Date/Time Reported: March 24, 2022 / 3:28 p.m.
Location of Occurrence: Shifting Sands Trail X Mission Indian Trail

Name: Not for Release
Age: 48 Year Old Male
City of Residence: Unknown

Synopsis of Incident

On March 24, 2022, at about 3:28 p.m. CCPD received multiple calls regarding a shooting that occurred near the intersection of Shifting Sands Trail & Mission Indian Trail in Cathedral City. One reporting party told dispatch one male subject had been struck by gunfire.

Upon arrival, officers located a 48 YO male victim, unknown city of residence, lying in the front yard of residence injured from gunfire. Cathedral City Fire Department Paramedics arrived on scene a short time later and began rendering medical aid. Due to the injuries suffered, the victim succumb to his injuries on scene.

Cathedral City Police Detectives were called to the scene and began their investigation. After conducting a preliminary investigation, a suspect vehicle was identified and later located in the 35700 block of Date Palm Drive. A person of interest has been detained for questioning, but at this time, it is unknown if there is any involvement with the crime.

This investigation is still in the preliminary stages and no further information will be released at this time. A subsequent release will/may follow as more information is obtained. The victim’s name will not be released, pending the next of kin notification by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Coroner Bureau.

If you have information related to this incident or believe you may have information, please contact the Cathedral City Police Department at 760-770-0300; or via the Cathedral City Police Department website at:; or email You may also report information anonymously through Coachella Valley Crime Stoppers, by calling 760-341-STOP.

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