Monterey County

UPDATE: Salinas police investigate homicide near E. Gabilan St. Monday night

SALINAS, Calif. - UPDATE 8/8/16 9:45 PM: Police say a 35 year old Salinas man was shot and killed just after 4p.m. on Gonzales Alley near Gabilan St. They say he was alone at the time.

He is known to Salinas Police and they believe the shooting is gang related, but his identity is being withheld while authorities notify family.

Investigators are looking for any witnesses to the shooting. If you have any information, please call Detective Dave Poulin at (831) 758-7270 or Detective Arlene Currier at (831) 758-7128. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the Salinas Police Department Tip Line at (831) 775-4222.

UPDATE 8/8/16 5:45 PM: Salinas police said a deadly shooting Monday evening near East Gabilan St. is being investigated as a homicide.

This marks the 22nd homicide case in Salinas this year so far.

PREVIOUS STORY: Salinas police are investigating a deadly shooting Monday evening near East Gabilan St. and Soledad St.

Officers said a man was found shot several times just after 4 pm in an alley. They say the victim, in his 30s, died at the scene.

Officers believe this shooting is gang-related. No information on a suspect is available yet.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.


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