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Cathedral City Police arrest man & identify victim of deadly shooting

CATHEDRIAL CITY, Calif. - Cathedral City police arrested a 20-year-old man on charges of involuntary manslaughter and possession of a stolen firearm after an 18-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday night.

The shooting happened in the 34500 block of Vaquero Road at about 9:15 p.m.

A preliminary investigation wrapped up Thursday and officers arrested a suspect, Calvin Villareal, 20, of Cathedral City.

Villareal is facing charges of involuntary manslaughter and possession of a stolen firearm, according to police.

The victim was identified as Cathedral City resident Henry Neri.

When officers arrived they found Neri injured with a gunshot wound.

Neri was taken to Desert Regional Medical Center where he later died, authorities said in a news release.

The Cathedral City Police Department is asking anyone who may have information about the shooting to call them at 760-770-0383.

 


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