Attempted Murder

Release Date/Time: 10/29/2014 1:06 AM

Incident: Attempted Murder

Date: Tuesday, 10/28/2014

Time: 7:20 PM

Location: 1500 Block Cherokee Dr

Salinas Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 1500 block of Cherokee. Shortly thereafter, the call was upgraded to be a shooting with one confirmed victim inside a nearby residence. Officers arrived to find a 23year old male down in the living room of the residence suffering from several gunshot wounds. Investigation revealed the victim was sitting in a nearby parked car when an unknown subject dressed in dark clothing approached and began firring into the car.  After being struck, the victim ran to a nearby home seeking aid.  The victim underwent surgery and is said to be stable.  It is unknown at this time if the incident is gang related. 

Release Authorized by: Stan Cooper, Commander

Telephone: (831) 758-7250

Question of the Day

What can I do if I see a car parked in my neighborhood which I think may be abandoned?

The City of Salinas has people specifically designated to handle abandoned vehicles and long-term parking problems. These problems are generally handled on a complaint basis. The abandoned vehicle office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. The phone number, day or night, is (831) 758-7316.

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