Attempted Murder - Shooting

Release Date/Time: 9/29/2014 9:37 AM

Incident: Attempted Murder - Shooting

Report #: 14-091592

Date: Monday, 9/29/2014

Time: 4:46 AM

Location: Santa Rita St. & Lamar St.

Officers investigated a shooting that occured the area of Santa Rita St. and E. Lamar St.  A 31 year old male was in a parked vehicle when he was confronted by a passenger in a passing vehicle.  After a verbal exchange, the two became involved in a fight.  As the fight was taking place, the driver of the passing vehicle exited with a handgun and fired.  The victim was struck in the upper torso.  The suspects were last seen fleeing southbound on Santa Rita St.  They were described as Hispanic males in their late teens to early twenties and were in a black vehicle, similar to a Honda.  The victim was flown to a Bay Area hospital and expected to survive.

Release Authorized by: Commander Henry Gomez

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.

The following information will help you determine whether or not a vehicle has been abandoned or is a long-term parking problem:

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