Attempted Murder

Release Date/Time: 1/15/2015 12:15 AM

Incident: Attempted Murder

Report #: 15-010779

Date: Thursday, 1/15/2015

Time: 8:13 PM

Location: 600 Block of Terrace St.

A 34 year old man and 37 year old woman were in a parked vehicle in the 600 block of Terrace St.  They were contacted by two males, who approached on foot.  After briefly speaking to the male victim, one of the suspects produced a handgun and fired several times into the vehicle.  Both victims were struck and were transported to a local  hospital with serious injuries.  An older tan-colored minivan with rust or peeling paint was seen fleeing the area after the shooting.  There is no additional suspect information at this time. Both victims are expected to survive.  

Release Authorized by: Commander Henry Gomez

Telephone: (831) 758-7250

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