Attempted Murder

Release Date/Time: 4/26/2016 11:38 PM

Incident: Attempted Murder

Report #: 16 04 1331

Date: Tuesday, 4/26/2016

Time: 9:25 PM

Location: Santa Teresa Way/ Santa Teresa Cr.

Officers responded to reports of multiple shots fired in the area of Santa Teresa and Santa Teresa Circle. They found a 19-year-old male in the area of Santa Teresa Circle with gunshot wounds to the lower body. The victim was walking home from a nearby shopping center when he was shot. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening wounds.  A small black or dark sedan was seen leaving the area at a high rate of speed. Several homes and parked cars in the neighborhood were struck by stray rounds.  

 Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Salinas Police Department at (831) 758-7321. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the Salinas Police Department Tip Line at (831) 775-4222, or the We-Tip Line at 1-800-78 CRIME, or text information to the Text to the Text Tip Line with the code "SPD831" to "847411".

Release Authorized by: Cmdr. John C. Murray

Telephone: (831) 758-7250

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