Cathedral City police release photo of suspect in killing of Outpost Market owner

CATHEDRAL CITY — Cathedral City police on Tuesday released a photo of a suspect they believe is responsible for the deadly shooting of the clerk/owner of Outpost Market on Ramon Road.

Chris Sgouromitis, 61, of Cathedral City died over the weekend following an armed robbery inside the business at 68171 Ramon Road. Responding officers found Sgouromitis had been shot multiple times. They attempted to provide him medical care, but, Sgouromitis died at the scene.

At about 9:15 p.m. Sunday, police received 911 reports of an armed robbery at the Outpost Market, 68171 Ramon Road and that the store’s clerk/owner had been shot.

The Cathedral City Police Department Detectives are actively working leads in this case and have been provided information being circulated throughout social media. All information is being sorted through and validated for its authenticity and validity to this investigation.

Photo Posted of Outpost Market Shooting SuspectIt is believed the male suspect, armed with a handgun, fatally shot the victim for an unknown reason prior to fleeing the business.

However, the Cathedral City Police Department is still seeking further assistance from the community – if you have information related to this incident or believe you may have information,

If you have information, contact Det. Sgt. Larry Sanfillippo by calling (760) 770-0306 or the detective unit, (760) 770-0300, or to offer information via email send it to:

If you have information possibly associated with this incident, you may also report your information anonymously through the WeTip hotline at: 1-(800)-78-CRIME ( or Crime Stoppers USA at: 1-(800)-222-TIPS. Some tip information may qualify for a cash reward.

Image Sources

  • Suspect: Cathedral City Police
  • crime scene: Pixaby