Release Date/Time: 7/30/2020 2:08 PM
Date: Thursday, 7/30/2020
Time: 7:00 AM
Location: 100 Block of North Filice Street
On June 7, 2020, at approximately 6:30 am, three people were standing near a vehicle at the corner of Del Monte Avenue and Towt Street. A black Mercedes drove by the three and made a U-turn. The Mercedes pulled up next to the victims and one of the occupants fired multiple rounds at them. Fortunately, the victims were able to run away without being shot. Multiple .40 caliber casings were located in roadway.
Patrol and Investigations developed information and were able to positively identify one of the suspects. On July 30, 2020, detectives served a search warrant in the under 100 block of North Filice Street and arrested a 17-year-old male for his part in the shooting. The suspect is a known gang associate. He was booked in Juvenile Hall.
The Investigations Bureau is asking anyone with information to call Detective Robert Miller at 831-758-7954 or email him at [email protected]. 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.
Release Authorized by: Cmdr. John C. Murray
Telephone: (831) 758-7350