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Police investigate Salinas' 25th homicide of 2017

SALINAS, Calif. - Salinas police are investigating the city's 25th homicide of 2017.

Officers say they responded to a call on the 1500 block of Del Monte Avenue around 6:45 p.m. Thursday night of a victim of a shooting.

When they arrived on scene, they found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were transported to local hospitals.

One of the victims, 20-year-old Jaime Martinez, Jr., later died at the hospital.

The other victim's condition is currently unknown.

Police are investigating the shooting as gang related.


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