Cathedral City Police Department Press Release

Press Release 2210C-4021

Date: October 17, 2022

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

Issuing Employee: Sergeant Robles
Type of Case: Assault with a deadly weapon CCPD Case # 2210C-4021

Date/Time Reported: October 17, 2022, at 5:59 PM
Location of Occurrence: Date Palm Drive/Perez Road

Name: Not released
City of Residence: Cathedral City, CA

Synopsis of Incident:
On Monday, October 17, 2022, at approximately 5:59 PM, Cathedral City Police Dispatch received 911 telephone calls reporting gunfire in the area. Police arrived and located spent shell casings in the intersection. A bystander/witness was contacted in a parking lot just west of the intersection. The witness was stopped at the intersection in his vehicle. His vehicle was hit by gunfire. The witness was not injured. The victim and suspect fled the scene in their vehicles prior to police arrival.

The victim drove himself to a local hospital and was later contacted by officers at the hospital. He sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim described the incident leading up to the shooting as “road rage.” The suspect vehicle was described as a black mid-size sedan. No other information was provided. No other injuries were reported.

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; or through the WeTip hotline at: 1-(800)-78-CRIME or Some tip information may qualify for a cash reward.

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