Attempted Murder - Shooting

Release Date/Time: 6/28/2015 11:03 PM

Incident: Attempted Murder - Shooting

Report #: 15-061466

Date: Sunday, 6/28/2015

Time: 6:48 PM

Location: E. Market St. & First Ave.

A 42 year old male was drving in the area of E. Market St. and First Ave. when he was approached by a vehicle with four occupants wearing hoodies. One of the passengers leaned out the window and fired a gun several times at the victim, striking him once on the arm. He drove himself to a local hospital for treatment to his non life-threatening injuries.  The suspect vehicle was described as a gray or blue Nissan Altima.  There is no further information on the suspects or vehicle at this time.  The shooting is being investigated as gang-related.

Release Authorized by: Commander Henry Gomez

Telephone: (831) 758-7250

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