Man fatally shot outside of Salinas Saturday night

SALINAS (KRON/BCN) — A 21-year-old man was fatally shot just outside of Salinas on Saturday night, Monterey County sheriff’s officials said Monday.

The victim, Louis Arias, was found on Higuera Lane, where deputies responded to a report of gunshots fired at about 9:40 p.m., according to the sheriff’s office.

Responding deputies found the 21-year-old man wounded from gunshots. Emergency medical personnel were called to the scene to perform
life-saving measures on Arias, but he was pronounced dead at the scene, sheriff’s officials said.

Investigators learned two people ran away from the scene after the shooting, according to the sheriff’s office.

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