Release Date/Time: 5/6/2013 11:16 AM
Incident: Attempted Homicide
Report #: 13050227
Date: Sunday, 5/5/2013
Time: 9:26 PM
Location: Williams Rd. & Freedom Parkway.
Officers responded to a call of several shots heard in the area of Freedom Parkway and Williams Rd. Initially, officers were unable to locate any victims or evidence of a shooting but a short time later officers were notified of two persons arriving at a local hospital. One of the two had been wounded in the back by unknown assailants who shot at them from a vehicle. The investigation revealed the incident had taken place in the area reported earlier, Williams Rd. at Freedom Parkway.
The victim (30) told officers he and a passenger (17) in his vehicle were shot at several times by someone in a maroon colored compact vehicle similar to a Nissan Altima after a verbal confrontation at a nearby fast food restaurant. The victim was the only one struck by the gunfire and he was able to drive to the hospital for treatment. The victims injuries are not life threatening and he is expected to recover..
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Salinas Police Department at 758-7321 or to remain anonymous 775-4222
Release Authorized by: Officer Miguel Cabrera
Telephone: (831) 758-7348