Release Date/Time: 11/22/2020 1:02 AM
Incident: Homicide
Date: Saturday, 11/21/2020
Time: 11:30 PM
Location: 800 Block of Del Monte Avenue

On November 21, 2020, at approximately 11:30 PM, officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the 800 block of Del Monte Avenue.  Officers checked the area and located an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper torso.  The male was unresponsive and died from his wounds.  At this point we do not have any suspect(s) information. We will provide more information when available.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Justin Heckman at (831) 758-7323, or email him at [email protected] or 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. Lalo Villegas
Telephone: 831 758-7250

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