Release Date/Time: 6/14/2015 9:55 AM
Incident: Attempted Murder - Shooting
Date: Sunday, 6/14/2015
Time: 4:45 AM
Location: Maryal Dr. & Elwood St.
Two brothers, ages 20 and 24, were sitting at the stoplight on W. Laurel at N. Main waiting to go E/B onto E. Laurel. A Hispanic male adult in a maroon 4-door SUV pulled up next to the brothers then pulled in behind them when the light turned green and began following them. The victims pulled into a nearby parking lot for a brief moment before once again driving off. They again noticed the suspect was behind them. As they neared the intersection of Elwood and Maryal, the fired several shots at the brothers' vehicle. The suspect fled S/B on Maryal. The victim vehicle was struck 3 times, but neither victim was hit. The victims denied any gang affiliation and denied any knowledge of why they would be targeted. The suspect was described as HMA, 20 yrs with a thin build, and short brown hair. It is unknown at this time if this case is gang related.
Release Authorized by: Stan Cooper, Commander
Telephone: (831) 758-7250