Attempted Homicide

Release Date/Time: 5/6/2020 3:34 PM
Incident: Attempted Homicide
Date: Wednesday, 5/6/2020
Time: 12:55 PM
Location: 800 Block of Caribbean

Salinas Police Officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation on the 800 block of Caribbean Ave. Prior to officers arriving, the call was upgraded to a victim of a shooting. Officers were able to locate the male juvenile victim suffering from several gunshot wounds and facilitated treatment. It appears that the victim was on foot when he was approached by an unknown type car after which he was shot. It was later determined the victim's wounds did not appear to be life threatening.

This case is still under investigation. 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: Commander B. Cupak
Telephone: (831) 758-7250

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