Release Date/Time: 8/28/2020 2:58 PM
Incident: Homicide
Date: Friday, 8/28/2020
Time: 3:15 AM - 7:00 AM
Location: 300 block of Archer Street.

At approximately 7:30 AM, officers responded to a possible shooting victim on the 300 block of Archer Street. Officers found a 30-year-old male later identified as Alejandro Ruacho. Ruacho had been shot several times and was pronounced dead at the scene. We have reason to believe the shooting may have taken place earlier in the morning, possibly around 3:30 AM.

Detectives are investigating the homicide and we would like to hear from anyone in our community who may have information that can help. Please call Detective Justin Heckman at (831) 758-7323, or email him at [email protected]

Or 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: Cmdr John C. Murray
Telephone: (831) 758-7350

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