Attempted Homicide

Release Date/Time: 5/18/2014 3:12 AM

Incident: Attempted Homicide

Report #: 14-050885

Date: Saturday, 5/17/2014

Time: 11:29 PM

Location: P/L of 1138 Pacific Ave.

Officers responed to a victim of a shooting.  They found Yoni Zavala Medina (32)  in the carport.  He was unconscious and suffering from multiple gunshots. Medina was with several friends and relatives, eating and drinking beer while listening to music. The group was approached by two hispanic males who each produced a handgun and began shooting and striking only Medina. Medina was initially transported to Natividad Medical Center where he was stabilized and then flown to a bay area hospital where his condition is critical.  It is unknown if the motivation for the shooting is gang related. 

The Salinas Police Department is asking that anyone who may have information in reference to this shooting to please call Detective Roman at 758-7913. 

Release Authorized by: Sergeant Jeff Gibson

Telephone: (831) 758-7128