Attempted Murder - Shooting

Release Date/Time: 4/19/2016 10:28 AM

Incident: Attempted Murder - Shooting

Report #: 16-040915

Date: Monday, 4/18/2016

Time: 9:09 PM

Location: 2100 blk of North Main Street

Officers responded to the victim of a shooting and found a 20-year old Hispanic male who was shot twice in the lower extremities. 20 shell casings were located in the street. Videos from nearby buildings are being reviewed. In one surveillance video, a 2004-2007 GMC Denali XL with tinted windows was seen on video and officers are trying to determine if the vehicle is involved. Three suspects fled prior to officers arrival and three different firearms were used. The victim is out of surgery and wounds are non-life threatening. The case is being investigated as gang-related.

Release Authorized by: Cmdr. Sheldon Bryan

Telephone: (831) 758-7250

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