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Salinas teen arrested following shooting near Del Monte Avenue and Towt

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Salinas Police

SALINAS, Calif. (KION) A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection to a shooting at the corner of Del Monte Avenue and Towt Street.

On June 7 at around 6:30 a.m., police said three people were standing near a vehicle at the corner when a black Mercedes drove by and made a U-turn. They said the Mercedes pulled up next to the victims, and someone in the vehicle fired multiple rounds at the three.

None of the victims were shot, and they were able to run away. Police said they found multiple .40 caliber casings in the road.

While investigating, police were able to identify a suspect. On Thursday, detectives served a search warrant in the under 100 block of North Filice Street and arrested a 17-year-old male, who police said is a Sureno gang associate. He was booked into Juvenile Hall.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Robert Miller at 831-758-7954 or robertm@ci.salinas.ca.us. Call 831-775-4222 or 1-800-78-CRIME to remain anonymous.

Crime / Monterey County / Salinas / Top Stories

Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson is the Digital Content Director at KION News Channel 5/46.

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