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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Juvenile Arrested for Attempted Homicide



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Juvenile Arrested for Attempted Homicide
Station Area:Cathedral City
Written Date:December 4, 2020Time:5:30 PM
Incident Date:December 4, 2020Time:9:30 AM
Incident Location:68000 block of Estio Road in Cathedral City
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Paul Heredia
File Number(s):LA202640052


On Friday, December 4, 2020, at 9:30 A.M., the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force conducted a follow-up investigation into a shooting that occurred on September 20, at a residence in the 47000 block of Dune Palms Road in the City of La Quinta.  During that incident, three juveniles standing outside their residence were shot at multiple times by a suspect with a handgun. The victims were not struck by the gunfire. 

Gang Task Force Officers identified the suspect as a 17-year-old male juvenile. Gang Task Force Officers located the suspect at a residence in the 68000 block of Estio Road in Cathedral City where they arrested the suspect without incident. Gang Task Force Officers later served a search warrant related to the investigation at a residence in the 81000 block of Fred Waring in the city of Indio. Gang Task Force Officers located evidence related to the shooting inside the residence.

The 17-year-old male juvenile was subsequently booked at Juvenile Hall in Indio for Attempted Homicide.

The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of violent crime and gang activity. If you have any information about this crime, please contact CVVCGTF member Officer Budnik at (760) 836-1600. If you have non-emergency information regarding gang activity, please use our online Gang Task Force Tip Form or call 951-922-7601.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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