Release Date/Time: 11/7/2013 10:04 PM

Incident: Homicide

Report #: 13-110328

Date: Thursday, 11/7/2013

Time: 5:39 PM

Location: 518 E. Alisal St. Exclusive Auto Body

Officers responded to a report of shots fired with a victim who had been shot. Officers arrived within two minutes of the initial dispatch and found Juan Carlos Rodriguez (35) deceased. He was shot multiple times.  Rodriguez was co-owner of the body shop and long time resident of Salinas.  At this time it is unclear what the motive may be for his murder.  No witnesses have come forward.  The Salinas Police Department is asking for anyone with information to contact Detective McKinley at 758-7145 or Detective Warner at 758-7129.  You can also contact the Salinas Police Department crime tip line at 775-4222 and the "WeTip" line at 1-800-78-CRIME.

Release Authorized by: Jeffery Gibson

Telephone: (831) 758-7128