Shooting - Attempted Murder

Release Date/Time: 8/23/2020 11:21 PM
Incident: Shooting / Attempted Murder
Date: Sunday, 8/23/2020
Time: 11:21 PM
Location: Fremont Street / Carr Ave.

At 7:30 PM officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation and calls of shots fired in the area of Fremont St. and Carr Avenue. Several bullet casings were located at the scene. About 15 minutes later officers received reports of a shooting victim in the area of Mae Avenue and Cortez Street. The 20-year-old victim was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Detectives are investigating if the two incidents are connected.

Anyone with information please call Detective John McNeil at (831) 758-7277, 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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