Update: Homicide Victim Identified

Release Date/Time: 4/1/2021 1:14 PM
Incident:Update: Homicide Victim Identified
Date: Saturday 3/27/2021
Time: 2:00 am
Location: 400 block of Rainier Dr.

Family notifications have been made; the 27 year old victim has been identified as Sergio Linares Manzo. Anyone with information is encouraged to 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.

Original Press Release:

Release Date/Time: 3/27/2021 6:01 AM
Incident: Homicide
Date: Saturday, 3/27/2021
Time: 1:59 AM
Location:400 block of Rainier Dr.

On 3/27/21 at approximately 2:00 am Salinas Police Officers responded to 400 block of Rainier Dr. on a ShotSpotter alert of gunshots in the area. While responding to the ShotSpotter they were advised of a victim of a shooting in the area of Linwood Dr. and Rainier Dr. On arrival they located an adult male 27 years of age suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital however he died as a result of his injuries. The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time pending notification of family members.

Release Authorized by:Miguel Cabrera

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