Release Date/Time: 7/11/2019 11:47 PM
Incident: Homicide
Date: Thursday, 7/11/2019
Time: 7:55 PM
Location: Market Way and Soledad St.

At approximately 7:55 PM, officers responded to a victim of a shooting in the area of Market Way and Soledad Street. The officers located the victim, a 37-year-old man, laying in the dirt area on the south side of Market Way near the railroad tracks suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Medical responders pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.


Detectives have identified the victim; however, his identity is being withheld pending family notification.


Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Salinas Police Department at (831) 758-7321. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the Salinas Police Department Tip Line at (831) 775-4222.

Release Authorized by: Cmdr. John C. Murray
Telephone: (831) 758-7350

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