Drive-by shooting in Salinas

SALINAS (BCN)–A 25-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the foot Friday night during a drive-by shooting in Salinas, according to police.

The victim, 25, was standing with relatives in front of a residence in the 100 block of Orchard Avenue around 10:15 p.m. Friday when a black minivan stopped nearby, according to police.

A passenger exited the vehicle, yelled a gang-related comment and opened fire, discharging more than 15 rounds. The victim was struck in the foot, but no one else was injured, according to police.

Police say that the victim and his family don’t seem to be gang members, so the motive for the shooting is currently unknown. The incident remains under investigation.

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