Release Date/Time: 7/23/2014 2:03 PM
Date: Monday, 7/21/2014
Time: 11:40 AM
Location: 1800 Blk. Cherokee Dr
On July 21st at 11:40 am Salinas Police responded to the 1800 block of Cherokee Dr. regarding a victim of a shooting. When officers arrived on scene they contacted a male victim (34) who was suffering from a single gunshot wound to his lower body. Investigations revealed that during an argument and altercation between the victim and the suspect, a handgun was brandished and the victim was shot. The victim in this case has been uncooperative and was treated and released from the hospital. On July 22nd the shooter from the previous day's incident voluntarily came to the Salinas Police Department to provide a statement. At this time the investigation is ongoing and we are in consultation with the District Attorney's Office to determine the appropriate charges.
Release Authorized by: Commander Vincent Maiorana
Telephone: (831) 758-7350