Release Date/Time: 2/21/2015 10:21 PM

Incident: Shooting

Report #: 15-021030

Date: Saturday, 2/21/2015

Time: 9:27 PM

Location: Gardenia / Lupin

A 33 year old male was in front of a residence when he was approached by two Hispanic males in their 20's. The suspects asked his gang affiliation and a fight ensued. The suspect pulled a handgun and fired, striking the victim in the lower extremities. He was taken to a local trauma center with survivable injuries. The primary suspect is described as 6'-0", 280 lbs wearing a red hooded sweatshirt. The other suspect is described as 6'-3", large build wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. The suspects may have fled in an unknown make/color pick-up truck. The Salinas Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying these suspects. Anyone with information is urged to call the Watch Commander at 758-7250 or the anonymous tip line, 775-4222.

Release Authorized by: Sheldon Bryan

Telephone: (831) 758-7250

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