A July 1 preliminary hearing date was confirmed Wednesday for an 18-year-old accused of shooting a man in Cathedral City.
Anthony Colon of Thousand Palms allegedly wounded the man in the 31000 block of Shifting Sands Trail on Jan. 28.
Colon is charged with one count each of attempted murder and assault with a semi-automatic firearm. He also faces gun- and great bodily injured related sentence-enhancing allegations.
Colon remains in custody without bail at the John Benoit Detention Center in Indio.
During a status hearing at the Larson Justice Center in Indio, Riverside County Superior Court Judge Burke Strunsky conferred with the prosecution and defense about scheduling, and all sides agreed to proceed with the preliminary hearing on July 1.
The hearing will determine whether there is sufficient evidence to warrant a trial for Colon.
The victim, described only as a Cathedral City man, suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, according to the Cathedral City Police Department, which did not provide a motive in the alleged attack.
Detectives “actively pursued leads” that led to information pinpointing Colon as a suspect. He was then taken into custody at his home on Monte Vista Way in Thousand Palms, police said.
Colon posted bond following his arrest, but later had his bail revoked and re-entered county jail in May, jail records show.
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