Release Date/Time: 10/29/2014 1:06 AM
Incident: Attempted Murder
Date: Tuesday, 10/28/2014
Time: 7:20 PM
Location: 1500 Block Cherokee Dr
Salinas Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 1500 block of Cherokee. Shortly thereafter, the call was upgraded to be a shooting with one confirmed victim inside a nearby residence. Officers arrived to find a 23year old male down in the living room of the residence suffering from several gunshot wounds. Investigation revealed the victim was sitting in a nearby parked car when an unknown subject dressed in dark clothing approached and began firring into the car. After being struck, the victim ran to a nearby home seeking aid. The victim underwent surgery and is said to be stable. It is unknown at this time if the incident is gang related.
Release Authorized by: Stan Cooper, Commander
Telephone: (831) 758-7250