Santa Cruz County

One injured in drive-by shooting in Watsonville

WATSONVILLE, Calif. - Police are investigating a drive by shooting along the 200 block of Prospect Street, near Madison Street Tuesday night.

Officers responded to the scene just before 10 p.m. They found a man in his early 20s suffering from a gunshot wound to the head and upper back. He was rushed to a local hospital and is expected to survive. 

Police tell News Channel 5 they are investigating this incident as a gang related shooting. They said the victim is being uncooperative and few witnesses have come forward.

The suspect vehicle is being described as a white Ford Mustang.

If you have any information, call Watsonville Police.

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