Attempted Homicide Investigation Arrest

Release Date/Time: 4/12/2021 1:07 PM
Incident:Attempted Homicide Investigation Arrest
Date: Thursday, 4/7/2021
Time: 10:15 PM
Location:Industrial Pl. at Sanborn Pl.

On 4/7/21 at approximately 10:15 pm Salinas Police Officers responded to the area of Industrial Place and Sanborn Place on reports of a shooting that had just occurred. On arrival they located two male victims suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim, whose identity was initially not known was suffering from a single gunshot and was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. This victim who has now been identified is a 17 year old male, and he remains in critical condition. The second victim, an adult male 22 years of age was suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital in stable condition and was treated and released.

During the investigation Salinas Police Officers and Detectives identified Manuel Michael Sanchez (29) as a suspect in this case. Sanchez was arrested and booked into the Monterey County Jail on multiple charges of attempted murder and for being a felon in possession of a firearm.  

This is an ongoing investigation anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call Detective Scott Sutton at 831-758-7143 or email him at [email protected]. If you wish to remain anonymous you may also call the Salinas Police Department Tip Line at 831-758-4222.

Release Authorized by:Miguel Cabrera