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Police conduct warrant for wanted Soledad attempted homicide suspect

SOLEDAD, Calif. (KION-TV) UPDATE JULY 30, 2022, at 2:36 p.m.--Several law agencies conducted a warrant on North Street in Soledad Tuesday to find an attempted homicide suspect.

Amir Carter is still at large, and police believe he is being helped to evade capture. Police said those helping him are "doing nothing more that delaying his arrest."

"We would obviously like him to safely surrender to any law enforcement agency but will not stop pursuing him until that time," said Soledad Police.

Soledad Police have not released any information on the other two suspects they believed were part of an armed robbery of a security guard in late June.

Police looking for three suspects in Soledad shooting; one suspect identified

UPDATE JUNE 30, 2022, at 10:52 a.m.-- Soledad Police said an off-duty security guard is expected to survive after being shot in the lower torso Wednesday.

Police said that at,11 a.m., they arrived at the 900 block of Alhambra Street and found a man in his 20s with a single gunshot wound. The victim was able to tell police he was the victim of a robbery after resisting, said police.

Police determined as many as three suspects were involved in the robbery. One of the suspects has been identified by investigators as Amir Carter.

Carter is considered armed and dangerous, and if you see him call 911.

Police are labeling this incident as an attempted homicide.

Off-duty security guard shot after attempted carjacking in Soledad

Soledad Police Chief Damon Wasson told KION they are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday morning near La Colina and Alhambra.

One person was shot at least once in the lower torso and was taken to Natividad Hospital. The victim was responsive and talking after the shooting, said Wasson.

Wasson said this appears to be an attempted carjacking/robbery.

The suspects were on foot, and Wasson said they were looking for two suspects. He could not describe the suspects at this time.

Officers are trying to follow leads and speak to witnesses.

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