Release Date/Time: 2/11/2015 11:52 PM
Incident: Attempted Homicide
Report #: 15-020593
Date: Wednesday, 2/11/2015
Time: 7:55 PM
Location: P/L of 1022 Del Monte Avenue
Officers were dispatched to a shots fired call with a man down. In the parking lot, they found the 37 year old male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was rushed to the trauma center where his condition is critical and unknown if he will survive. Witnesses in the area said two suspects approached and asked about gang affiliation. The victim announced he was a sureno gang member at which time one of the suspects produced a handgun and shot the victim multiple times at close range. The shooter was described as a young Hispanic male. He was short in stature, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, and blue jeans. The second suspect is approximately 20 years old, stands approximately five feet ten inches tall and was wearing a black ball cap, black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.
The Salinas Police Depatment is asking for the public's assistance. If anyone has any information, they are encouraged to contact Detective McKinley at 758-7145.
Release Authorized by: Sergeant Jeff Gibson
Telephone: (831) 758-7128