Attempted Murder - Shooting

Release Date/Time: 8/2/2014 8:41 PM

Incident: Attempted Murder - Shooting

Report #: 14-080060

Date: Saturday, 8/2/2014

Time: 5:19 PM

Location: 1500 block of Cherokee Drive

Salinas Police Officers were dispatched to the above location regarding a victim of a shooting. They located a 21 year old male victim suffering from two gunshot wounds; one to his leg and one to his arm.  It appears the victim was inside of his garage when the suspect walked up the driveway and began shooting into the garage.  The suspect was described as an 18/19 year old Hispanic male, 5-6/170, bald, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and white shorts.  This was gang related and was not a random shooting.  The suspect was last seen running northbound Cherokee Drive from the scene.  If you have any information regarding this shooting contact Detective Gerry Magana at 831-758-7129.

Release Authorized by: Commander David Crabill

Telephone: (831) 758-7250