Release Date/Time: 1/10/2015 12:17 AM

Incident: Homicide

Report #: 15-010435

Date: Friday, 1/9/2015

Time: 8:24 PM

Location: 700 block of Holly St

Officers responded to the 700 block of Holly St on a report of a gunshot victim. On arrival they found Jose Delores Salazar (43) suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers attempted CPR, however despite their efforts Salazar died at the scene. It appears as though Salazar was walking near his residence when he was confronted by three suspects dressed in black, one of whom pulled out a handgun and shot Salazar multiple times. The suspects were seen running from the scene. This Homicide is believed to be gang related.   

Salinas Police Detectives are still looking for additional witnesses or anyone who may information regarding this incident. Witnesses are encouraged to contact Detective Ken Schwener at 831-758-7276 or Detective Rudy Roman at 831-7913.  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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