Release Date/Time: 12/29/2019 11:29 PM
Incident: Officer Involved Shooting
Date: Sunday, 12/29/2019
Time: 11:29 PM
Location: 400 Block North Madeira
Release Authorized by: Sgt. Brian Johnson
Salinas Police officers responded to the report of a vehicle that drove through Laurel Heights Park and crashed into a residence. A structure fire immediately followed the car crash. Officers responded to the crash and structure fire and searched for the driver, who had fled. Sometime shortly thereafter, the officers located the suspect and an officer involved shooting occurred. Suspect was shot and eventually transported to a medical facility for treatment and is in critical condition. No officers were injured.
The District Attorney's office is conducting the investigation concerning the shooting. All inquiries should be directed to the District Attorney's Office.
Anyone with information, or questions related to the investigation, is encouraged to call the Monterey County District Attorney's Office at (831) 755-5070.