Release Date/Time: 9/8/2015 3:06 PM
Incident: Attempted Homicide (Shooting)
Date: August 21, 2015
Location: 238 Williams Road
On August 21st, 2015 Officers responded to 238 Williams Road on a report of a victim of a shooting in the parking lot. When Officers arrived they found two adult victims-one of which had been shot multiple times. It was reported that during an argument a male suspect fired a handgun at the victims striking one victim multiple times. The shooting victim was transported to the hospital and has survived his injuries. At the time of the shooting there was limited suspect information. Since the shooting, Salinas Police Investigators have been working the case to identify suspects.
On September 8, 2015 at 7:00 AM Salinas Police Officers and Monterey County Sheriff Deputies served three search warrants related to the previous mentioned shooting investigation from August 21, 2015. Warrants were served at 705 Elton Place Apt. F, 945 Del Monte Avenue Apt. I and 1033 Atlantic Street. All addresses were located in the City of Salinas. As a result, three suspects were arrested and later booked into Monterey County Jail for Attempted Homicide, gang enhancements and possession of illegal drugs. The suspects involved were identified as Miguel Fletes (20), Eduardo Ceja (21) and Jesus Chuca (30).
Salinas Police Investigators are looking for additional witnesses to this incident. Witnesses are encouraged to contact the Salinas Police Investigations Division at 831-758-7226. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can also 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: Commander Vincent Maiorana