Cathedral City man wounded by gunfire

CATHEDRAL CITY — A 33-year-old resident on Friday, Nov. 18 was struck and wounded by gunfire shortly after 7:30 p.m., according to a Cathedral City Police Department news release.

The man’s name was not released.

Officers responded to a report of a person struck by gunfire in the area of Pauline Avenue and Vega Road. Upon arrival, officers located a male suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds to the leg and upper shoulder. The victim stated he was riding his bicycle when a brown sedan stopped, and the vehicle’s passenger leaned out the window, fired several rounds at the victim, and fled the area.

Officers canvased the area and found several shell casings.

The victim was transported to a hospital with two gunshot wounds and was last listed in stable condition.

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(760) 341-STOP; or through the WeTip hotline at: 1-(800)-78-CRIME or Some tip information may qualify for a cash reward.