Release Date/Time: 2/21/2017 1:48 PM
Incident: Homicide Victim Identification
Report #: 17-020851
Date: Tuesday, 2/21/2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: 300 Blk of Cross Ave.
On February 18, 2017, at approximately 10:30 PM, Salinas Police officers responded to the 300 block of Cross Ave. on the report of a gunshot victim. Upon arrival, officers found Juan Carlos Guido Lopez, age 35, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers rendered CPR, but Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene. Lopez, who resided in the area, was alone and smoking a cigarette near his home prior to the shooting. Two suspects walked up to Lopez, pulled at least one handgun, and fired multiple times. the suspects were only described as males dressed in dark clothing. The suspects ran to an awaiting dark colored compact vehicle that fled southbound on Cross Ave. toward Miami St.
The Investigations Bureau is asking anyone with information about this homicide to contact Detective Ciro Barboza at (831) 758-7145 or email@example.com; or Detective Dave Poulin at (831) 758-7270. 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. You may be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward.
Release Authorized by: Christopher Lane, Investigations Sergeant
Telephone: (831) 758-7496