Police investigate shooting that left two dead

SALINAS (KRON) — Police officers in Salinas are investigating a shooting that killed two people Wednesday night, according to police officials Thursday.

Officers responded at approximately 11:30 p.m. to the 800 block of La Cuesta Court on a report of a shooting.

Police reports said two men were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police have not released the victims’ names but they were identified as a 41-year-old man and a 32-year-old man, both from Salinas.

The investigation is in the beginning stages, and there isn’t much known about what occurred, according to police officials.

The victims do not appear to be associated with any gangs.

Several witnesses heard shots fired, but there are few witnesses to the shooting.

Police said it is unknown if the victims knew each other or just happened to be in the area.

The deaths mark the 14th and 15th homicides in Salinas this year, according to police.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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