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23-year-old killed in shooting in Cathedral City

2nd deadly shooting of the day in the west valley

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif.- - A man was pronounced dead following a shooting in Cathedral City Monday night.

The Riverside County Coroner's Office identified the shooting victim as 23-year-old Daniel Garcia of Cathedral City.

Acting Cathedral City Police Chief Anthony Yoakum confirmed the deadly shooting, which occurred on the 67100 Block of Santa Barbara Drive at approximately 8:05 p.m.

According to a news release by the Cathedral City Police Department, Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene after lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful.

Cathedral City Police have not announced any arrests or possible suspect description at this time. Detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.

Authorities have closed Santa Barbara east to San Luis Rey and San Antonio to the west. These closures are anticipated through the early morning due to police activity.

CCPD asks that anyone with information related to this incident to contact Cathedral City Police Detectives at 760-770-0300 or 760-770-0355. You can also contact detective on the department's website cathedralcitypolice.com.

Stay with News Channel 3 for any updates.

This is the second deadly shooting of the day in the Coachella Valley

Read: Man found dead with gunshot wound in DHS identified, family speaks out

Monday at around 4:42 a.m.near the intersection of Acoma Avenue and West Drive in Desert Hot Springs, a man found dead in Desert Hot Springs with a gunshot wound.

Police have not said whether they believe these shootings are related.


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