Release Date/Time: 5/12/2020 2:06 AM
Incident: Homicide
Date: Tuesday, 5/12/2020
Time: 2:06 AM
Location: 900 Block of La Mancha Way

Release Authorized by: Cmdr. Brian Johnson
Telephone: 831-758-7250

On 5/11/20, at approximately 11:34PM, officers responded to a victim of a shooting.  Officers arrived on scene and located two victims.  One of the victims was unresponsive and officers began giving the victim medical attention.  Medics arrived on scene and pronounced the victim deceased.  The second victim was transported to a medical facility.  

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Ruben Sanchez at (831) 758-7927, or email 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.

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