Homicide and Officer Involved Shooting

Release Date/Time: 10/05/2021 11:50 AM
Incident: Homicide and Officer Involved Shooting
Date: Tuesday, 10/05/2021
Time: 1:45 AM
Location: 200 block of Chaparral St.

On 10-05-2021 at approximately 1:45 AM, officers responded top a ShotSpotter activation in the 200 block of Chaparral St. When they arrived, officers found a male victim (19) suffering from a mortal gunshot wound. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending family notifications.

Salinas PD detective Hart is leading this homicide investigation. If you have any information regarding this incident you can contact him at 831-758-7393. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call our Tip Line at 775-4222.

While responding to investigate the homicide an officer involved shooting occurred in the area of N. Main St at Chaparral St. One suspect was wounded and transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No officers were injured.

The Monterey County District Attorney’s Office is investigating the officer involved shooting.

No further information is available at this time.

Release Authorized by: Miguel Cabrera
Telephone: 758-7289