Release Date/Time: 11/4/2016 4:49 AM
Incident: Victim Identification
Date: Friday, 11/4/2016
Time: 4:49 AM
Release Authorized by: Sgt. Brian Johnson, Investigations Bureau
The victim that was killed on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, has been identified as Giovanni Vargas. Vargas was 24-years-old and a resident of Salinas. He was shot and killed while working on his car at 2073 Santa Rita Street.
The Salinas Police Department's Investigations Bureau is asking anyone who may have information regarding either of these homicides to contact (831) 758-7226. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the Salinas Police Department Anonymous Tip Line at 831-775-4222, or the We-Tip Line at 1-800-78-CRIME, or text information to the Text Tip Line with the code "SPD831" to "847411".