Attempted Murder

Release Date/Time: 1/14/2015 9:13 PM

Incident: Attempted Murder

Report #: 15-010715

Date: Wednesday, 1/14/2015

Time: 6:19 PM

Location: 1100 Block of E. Laurel Dr.

A group of five males, ranging in age from 27 to 60, were approached in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 1100 block of E. Laurel Dr.  The male suspect asked the victims what they claimed.  When the victims said they were not involved in gangs, the suspect fired a handgun at them several times.  Fortunately, no one was struck.  The suspect was described as a 20-30 year old Hispanic male, 5'9" tall, with a thin build.  He wore an orange and red hat and a gray sweatshirt.  He was last seen running to an awaiting white Honda Civic.

Release Authorized by: Commander Henry Gomez

Telephone: (831) 758-7250

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