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Man killed in Cathedral City shooting

UPDATE 3/28/22

Police have arrested one person in connection with the shooting. A photo was released of a second suspect seen during the shooting

Photo shows suspect in deadly Cathedral City shooting (3/24/22)

The victim was identified as Juan Gonzalez, 48.

Details: Arrest made in deadly Cathedral City shooting; Police searching for second suspect

Original Report: 3/24/22

One man is dead after a shooting in a Cathedral City neighborhood Thursday afternoon.

The shooting was reported at around 3:30 p.m. on the 32000 block of Shifting Sands Trail, south of Ramon Road.

Police said officers found a 48-year-old man with gunshot wounds lying in the front yard of a home. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Evidence markers on the floor at the scene

A suspect vehicle was identified and later located in the 35700 block of Date Palm Drive. Police revealed that a person of interest has been detained for questioning, but at this time, it is unknown if there is any involvement with the crime.

If you have information related to this incident or believe you may have information, contact the Cathedral City Police Department at 760-770-0300; or via the Cathedral City Police Department website at: You can also email

If you wish to remain anonymous, call Valley Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP.

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