The Salinas Police Department is released the names of the victims involved in the triple homicide that occurred last night—September 28, 2015.
Brando Lerma (22)
Brianna Gossett (20)
Bryan Hernandez (17)
This case is currently under investigation. Anyone who may have information that may aid in this investigation is urged to contact the Salinas Police Department.
See below press release for reference:
Release Date/Time: 9/29/2015 3:05 AM
Incident: Triple Homicide
Report #: 15-091596
Date: Monday, 9/28/2015
Time: 9:30 PM
Location: P/L 726 Elkington Ave.
Officers were dispatched to a shots fired call with three victims at 726 Elkington Ave. When they arrived on scene, they found two deceased victims (one male and one female) in a car in the parking lot. A third victim was found in the lot ouside of the car. That victim was transported to Natividad Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased shortly after arrival. All of the victims had been shot multiple times.
The victims in the car appeared to be in their early twenties. The third victim was 17 years old. The names of the victims will not be released pending notification of family.
This case is being investigated as gang related. Two males dressed in dark clothing were seen running from the scene. If anyone has any information, it is asked that they contact Detective Mike Rivera at 758-7971 or Detective Dale Fors at 758-7124. Information can be left anonymously at 758-7133 or 775-4222.
Release Authorized by: Sgt. Jeff Gibson
Telephone: (831) 758-7128
Release Date/Time: 9/29/2015 10:08 AM
Date: Tuesday, 9/29/2015
Time: 10:08 AM
Release Authorized by: