Monterey County

One man recovering after shooting at Salinas apartment complex

One injured in Orchard Avenue shooting

SALINAS, Calif. - Salinas police said a 24-year-old man was shot twice on Orchard Avenue in Salinas Monday night.

He is expected to survive.

Police said the man was standing outside an apartment complex when he saw a newer, red Honda sedan drive by. The driver made a gang reference and the victim told him he wasn't involved in gangs. The car drove off but then returned a short time later.

The driver, described as a heavy set male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and checkered shorts, got out of the car and began firing.

The victim was struck twice. Bullets also struck a nearby apartment and the laundry room. The victim was transported to a local hospital.

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