Homicide Investigation

Release Date/Time: 5/27/2021 9:20 AM
Incident: Homicide Investigation
Date: Wednesday, 5/26/2021
Time: 9:42 AM
Location: 2300 block of N. Main St.

On 5/26/21 at 9:42 am Salinas Police Officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of N. Main St.  on a report of a victim of a shooting. On arrival they discovered the male victim (54) inside the apartment deceased. Salinas Police Detectives responded to the scene and as the investigation developed the suspect was identified as Giovanni Jimenez (22). At approximately 12:30 pm on 5/26/21 Jimenez was located in Salinas and taken into custody without incident. He was later lodged at the Monterey County Jail charged with the homicide.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call Detective Gomez at (831)758-7162.

Release Authorized by: Miguel Cabrera
Telephone: 758-7289