Multiple Victim Shooting and Homicide

Release Date & Time: 05/20/2023 1:28 PM
Incident: Multiple Victim Shooting and Homicide
Date: Saturday, 5/20/2023
Time: 10:15 AM
Location: 800 block Garner Ave.

Detectives are investigating a multiple victim shooting, and homicide that occurred this morning at 10:15 am, at an apartment complex located at 800 block Garner Avenue.

Two men, a 20-year-old and 21-year-old,  were shot multiple times in the driveway of the apartment complex by what appears to be automatic gunfire. A third victim, a 40-year-old mother who was inside one of the nearby apartments making breakfast for her children, was shot by a stray round that entered her apartment. All three were transported to a local trauma center, the 21-year-old died of the gunshot wounds. The 20-year-old male and 40-year-old female have life-threatening wounds.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information please call Detective Pete Gomez at (831) 758-7162, 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.

Release Authorized by: Commander John C. Murray
Telephone: (831) 758-7250