Attempted Murder / Shooting

Release Date/Time: 3/11/2020 5:49 PM
Incident:  Attempted Murder / Shooting
Date: Wednesday, 3/11/2020
Time: 12:46 PM
Location:  1800 Block of Cherokee Drive

Release Authorized by:  Sergeant Danny Warner
Telephone:  831-758-7128

On March 11, 2020, at approximately 12:46 pm, community members reported shots fired in the area of Cherokee Drive and North First Street.  A short time later, someone reported a victim of a shooting in the same area.  Officers responded and found the 20-year-old, male victim in the 1800 block of Cherokee Drive, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the torso and lower extremities.  He was transported to a local hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries. After the shooting, the suspect(s) was seen entering a dark colored vehicle.  This is being investigated as gang related.

The Investigations Bureau is asking anyone with information on the shooting to call Detective Robert Miller at (831) 758-7954 or email him at [email protected] . If you would like to remain anonymous, call the Salinas Police Department Anonymous Tip Line at 831-775-4222.

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