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Man killed in Rainier Drive shooting identified

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UPDATE 4/1/2021 1 p.m. Salinas police have identified the man who died in a shooting Saturday morning.

Police say They responded to Rainier Drive near Linwood and found 27-year-old Sergio Linares Manzo with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. John McNeil at 831-758-7277 or To remain anonymous, call the tip line at 831-775-4222.

PREVIOUS STORY: One person is dead following a shooting Saturday morning.

The Salinas Police Department confirms their officers were dispatched to the area of Lindwood and Rainier Drives after receiving a ShotSpotter alert just before 2:00 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers found a 27-year-old man bleedng from several gunshot wounds.

The man was transported to a local hospital for treatment, but succumbed to his injuries.

There are no suspects at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call Detective John McNeil at 831-758-7277. You can also email him at 

If you wish to remain anonymous you may also call the Salinas Police Department Tip Line at 831-758-4222.

Monterey County / News / Salinas / Top Stories

Amelia Rosenberg

Amelia Rosenberg is a weekend producer at KION News Channel 5/46.


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