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Two arrested for Watsonville shooting that left teen in critical condition

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (KION) Two suspects have been arrested in connection to a Watsonville shooting that left a teen in critical condition.

The shooting happened on March 24 near Stanford and Madison Streets. Police say the victim was shot multiple times and flown to a trauma center for treatment. He is expected to survive.

The two suspects, a 28-year-old and 16-year-old, are now facing charges that include attempted murder. The 28-year-old suspect was arrested on Madison Street Thursday afternoon, and the 16-year-old was arrested prior to that.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Nelson Hernandez at 831-768-3358 and reference case 21W-01047.

Crime / Santa Cruz County / Top Stories

Avery Johnson

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


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  1. ‘Attempted murder’. Translation: Since the bullets you fired with the intention of killing the victim landed a quarter of an inch to the right or left, you will not spend life in prison or suffer the death penalty, you will get a slap on the wrist.

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