Attempted Murder - Shooting

Release Date/Time: 2/21/2016 11:05 PM

Incident: Attempted Murder - Shooting

Report #: 16-021049

Date: Sunday, 2/21/2016

Time: 7:57 PM

Location: 1000 block of Lupin Drive

Salinas Police Officers responded to a victim of a shooting in the 1000 block of Lupin Drive.  They discovered a Hispanic male adult, 30, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  The victim had been standing outside of his vehicle talking with a female when he observed a dark colored 4 door sedan pull up.  The right front passenger fired numerous rounds striking the victim multiple times.  He was transported to a local trauma center where he was undergoing surgery.  He is in stable but critical condition.  This shooting is being investigated as gang related. 

Release Authorized by: Commander David Crabill

Telephone: (831) 758-7250

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