1 killed, 1 injured in shooting Sunday in Salinas


SALINAS (BCN) — One man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting early Sunday morning in Salinas, police said.

Around 1:20 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to a report of a shooting victim or victims at Hacienda Mexican Grill located at 1449 N. Davis Road, police said.

Arriving officers found a wounded 24-year-old man conscious and breathing. The victim was transported to Natividad Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries, according to police.

A second victim, a 32-year-old man, was found inside a car at the scene suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to Natividad Medical Center, where he underwent surgery and is expected to survive, police said.

Both victims were known to buy and use narcotics but do not have any known gang affiliations, according to police.

Witnesses at the scene reported seeing a dark-colored or black Toyota or Mitsubishi sedan speeding away from a parking lot shortly after the shooting, police said.

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