Shooting Victim/Attempted Murder

DATE/TIME: 04/26/2023 11:28

LOCATION: 900 block of Acosta Plaza
INCIDENT: Shooting Victim/ Attempted Murder
REPORT #: 23-040792

Police received a ShotSpotter activation and 911 calls reporting multiple gunshots in the area of the 900 block of Acosta Plaza. A 34-year-old male victim attempted to flag down motorists at the gas station on E. Laurel and N. Sanborn Road. The victim had a single gunshot in the upper body and was transported to a local hospital. Officers searched the area, and several bullet casings were found in front of 915 Acosta Plaza. Several witnesses reported a gray Honda chasing the victim just before the shots were fired. The only descriptions provided of the suspects were 3 Hispanic males, one with long hair, and no clothing description. The victim is in stable condition with non-life-threatening wounds.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to 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.