Release Date/Time: 8/10/2014 2:49 AM

Incident: Homicide

Report #: 14-080415

Date: Saturday, 8/9/2014

Time: 9:09 PM

Location: Fairview Ave / Sharon Dr

On Saturday August 9th at approximately 9:03 pm Officers responded to a report of a victim of a shooting near the intersection Fairview Ave and Sharon Dr. On arrival they found two victims, ages 26 and 22 both suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. One of the victims died at the scene, and the second was transported to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. A single male suspect was described as wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt. The identity of both victims is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin. At this point it is unknown if this incident is gang related.

Salinas Police Detectives are looking for witnesses or anyone who may information regarding this incident. Witnesses are encouraged to contact Detective David Poulin at 831-758-7270 or Detective Robert Zuniga at 831-758-7276.  If you would like to remain anonymous, you can also call the Salinas Police Department Anonymous Tip Line at 831-775-4222 or the We-Tip-Line at 1-800-78-CRIME.

Release Authorized by: James Arensdorf

Telephone: (831) 758-7250

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