Salinas Police investigating attempted homicide

SALINAS, Calif. - The Salinas Police Department is investigating an attempted homicide, in which a man was shot Monday night in the area of Iris and Heather Drive.

Officers responded to the scene around 7 p.m. and found a 24 year-old man lying near the sidewalk suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was transported to an area hospital where he is expected to survive.

Police believe he was standing near a parked vehicle when a second vehicle drove up and seveal people jumped out and shot at the victim multiple times.

The suspects then fled the scene.

Salinas Police say the investigation is ongoing at this time and anyone with information is advised to contact Detective John McNeil at (831) 758-7277 or or Detective Gabriel Gonzalez at (831) 758-7127 or If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the Salinas Police Department Anonymous Tip Line at 831-775-4222, or the We-Tip Line at 1-800-78-CRIME.

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