Suspect in deadly shooting outside of Showgirls arrested in Mexico

A suspect connected to a deadly shooting that happened outside of Showgirls strip club in Cathedral City was arrested in Mexico.

Mexican officials arrested Guillermo Cintora Gomez in the city of Ixtlán de los Hervores in the Mexican state of Michoacan, according to KESQ. Cathedral City Police say that Gomez was the getaway driver after a fatal shooting in the parking lot of the nightclub on June 13.

After getting two gangs began a fight inside of the nightclub, things spilled outside and police say that’s when police say Christian Miramontes, 25, and Manuel Vargas, 31, went to Gomez’s 2016 Jeep Wrangler, grabbed handguns, and started shooting. They then fled in the Jeep.

24-year-old Jason Rojas of Indio was killed in the shooting. Two others were injured.

Miramontes and Vargas were arrested in June 2018 and are each charged with murder and two counts of attempted murder.

Gomez is expected to be extradited to California in the coming days