Release Date/Time: 1/11/2014 3:38 PM

Incident: Homicide

Report #: 14-010455

Date: Saturday, 1/11/2014

Time: 7:26 AM

Location: 2300 block of North Main St

On Saturday, January 11th at approximately 7:30 am Salinas Police responded to the 2300 block of North Main St on a report of a victim of a shooting.  On arrival they found Jose Manuel Gonzales Solano (37) suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Responding officers and medical personnel performed CPR at the scene, however Gonzalez died at the scene as a result of his injuries.  Witnesses told Officers they heard 4-6 shots, and saw a male wearing a grey sweatshirt and jeans running south through the complex.

This homicide is being investigated as gang related.  Anyone with information related to the crime or who may have been a witness is encouraged to contact Detective Johnson at (831) 758-7147 or Detective Zuniga at (831) 758-7929. If you would like to remain anonymous, you call 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