Release Date/Time: 5/17/2015 3:51 AM

Incident: Homicide

Report #: 15-0550849

Date: Saturday, 5/16/2015

Time: 11:57 PM

Location: W. Rossi St and Powell St

At approximately 11:57 pm Officers responded to the area of W. Rossi St and Powell St on a report of a victim of a shooting. On arrival they found Martin Anthony Trujillo (35) suffering from a gunshot wound. Trujillo was transported to Natividad Medical Center, however he died as a result of his injury. It appears as though Trujillo was riding his bike on W. Rossi St when he was shot by unknown suspects. At this time it is unknown if this incident is gang related.

Salinas Police Detectives are still looking for witnesses, and anyone who may information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Rudy Roman at 831-758-7913 or Detective Kristine Fairbanks at 831-758-7322.  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

Question of the Day

What can I do if I see a car parked in my neighborhood which I think may be abandoned?

The City of Salinas has people specifically designated to handle abandoned vehicles and long-term parking problems. These problems are generally handled on a complaint basis. The abandoned vehicle office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. The phone number, day or night, is (831) 758-7316.

The following information will help you determine whether or not a vehicle has been abandoned or is a long-term parking problem:


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