11/29/2012 5:49 PM
Today at approximately 2:15 PM, officers responded to a victim of a shooting call in the 900 block of Rider Ave. Officers arrived and located a male victim on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
The victim was unresponsive and officers immediately started performing CPR. Paramedics arrived and continued the efforts but the victim was pronounced deceased a short time later.
A possible suspect was seen running from the scene after the shooting. He was described as a Hispanic male with a thin build wearing a white shirt and blue jeans.
This incident occurred at a time when there were many pedestrians and vehicle traffic in the area. No additional victims were located
The investigation is in its preliminary stages and no further information is available at this time.
The Salinas Police Department is asking that anyone that may have witnessed this incident call The Salinas Police Department at 758-7321 or to remain anonymous 775-4222.
Release Authorized by: Officer Miguel Cabrera