Santa Cruz County

Watsonville police investigate Sunday night fatal shooting

WATSONVILLE, Calif. - Watsonville police are investigating a shooting that killed a 44-year-old man Sunday night.

Police officers were dispatched to the Wall Street Inn on West Beach Street around 9:30 p.m. for reports of a shooting victim found at the building's front entrance. When they arrived, they found a man unconscious, having been shot once in the neck.

Officers and paramedics attempted life-saving efforts but the man died on scene.

Police spoke to witnesses at the scene, and are still investigation.

No further information had been released as of early Monday morning.

Police ask anyone with information about this shooting to call the police department at 471-1151 or the anonymous tipline at 763-3544.

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