Attempted Murder

At 3:38 am the Salinas Police Department responded to  report of a fight in the 2000 block of Santa Rita. As officer were responding they were advised that there was now a victim of a shooting at that location. When officers arrived, they found a 45 year old male with a gunshot would to his shoulder in the roadway.  The victim was transported to the hospital and the wound was determined to be non life threatening. Officers conducted and extensive area check for a suspect. The investigation is ongoing.


Release Date/Time: 2/1/2019 11:54 AM
Incident: Attempted Murder
Date: Friday, 2/1/2019
Time: 11:54 AM
Location: 2000 Block of Santa Rita

Release Authorized by: Commander Maldonado
Telephone: 831-758-7250

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My neighbors keep a rooster in their backyard. Is this legal?
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