Release Date/Time: 7/8/2013 4:42 AM

Incident: Shooting

Report #: 13-070348

Date: Monday, 7/8/2013

Time: 12:50 AM

Location: 1300 Block of Garner Avenue

Officers responded to the 1300 block of Garner Avenue regarding several people calling in hearing numerous gunshots. As officers responded, we received information of a shooting victim laying in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Garner Avenue. Officers located a 32 year old male victim with multiple gunshot wounds to his lower torso. The victim was walking on Garner Avenue when he was approached by two Hispanic male suspects wearing all black. One of the suspects then produced a handgun and fired several rounds at the victim. The victim  was flown to a bay area hospital and he is listed in critical but stable condition.  This shooting is being investigated as gang-related.

Anyone with information related to the crime or who may have been a witness is encouraged to contact the Salinas Police Department at (831) 758-7250. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can 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: Eulalio Villegas Jr.

Telephone: (831) 758-7250