Release Date/Time: 8/5/2013 2:56 AM

Incident: Homicide

Report #: 13-080150

Date: Sunday, 8/4/2013

Time: 10:21 AM

Location: 1126 Parkside Dr.

Officers responded to a shots fired call. Shortly thereafter, the family called to report that their son was the victim of the shooting. Officers arrived and began CPR on the victim, Ruben Francisco (23). Francisco suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. Family members said that Francisco had only been in Salinas for 15 days. They said he had no gang affiliation. People in the area said they heard multiple shots and believed the suspect fled in a dark colored compact.  Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Salinas Police Department crime tip line or the We-Tip line.

Release Authorized by: Jeffery Gibson

Telephone: (831) 758-7128