Sun Center in Palm Springs, where a man was killed and a teen injured in a Jan 20 shooting.
Man Killed, Teen Wounded in Sun Center Shooting
Last Update: 7/13/2020
A man was killed and a 14-year-old boy was injured in a shooting at the Sun Center in Palm Springs in the early hours of Sunday, January 20.
Police responded to reports of a shooting at the shopping center located at South Palm Canyon and Camino Parocela. Upon arrival, officers discovered shell casings and blood on the parking lot’s west side.
While investigating the scene, police were notified that two victims were brought to Desert Regional Medical Center. The first victim, 21-year-old Noah Davidson, was pronounced dead at the hospital. The 14-year-old boy was hospitalized in critical but stable condition.
No suspect has been arrested and this case remains under investigation.
Other Violent Incidents in the Sun Center
There have been previous incidents of violence at the Sun Center – more specifically, outside of Zelda’s Nightclub.
In April of 2014, Sheldon Afred Auclair Jr. was kicked out of Zelda’s and then shot a security guard. He was convicted of attempted murder in March of 2016.
Another violent incident has made headlines in the weeks since the shooting. On February 11, 25-year-old Jair Santiago was arrested during a large fight outside of the bar and charged with carrying a concealed weapon.
A representative from the California Department of Alcohol told News Channel 3 that the agency is reviewing recent criminal activity at the business, but that their liquor license is in “good standing.”