WATSONVILLE, Calif. (KION)
UPDATE 1/8/2021 11:30 a.m. Watsonville police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened on South Green Valley Road Thursday night.
Investigators believe the victim, a 30-year-old Watsonville man, was driving when he was shot at least once in the upper torso.
The shooting happened at about 8 p.m., and police said an officer was already in the area at the time of the shooting. They said the officer was at the scene performing CPR within a minute of the shooting, but the victim died at the scene.
Police are investigating whether the incident is gang-related.
Anyone with information is asked to call 831-471-1151. To remain anonymous, call 831-768-3544.
PREVIOUS STORY: The Watsonville Police Department is asking people to avoid South Green Valley Road between Lawrence and Loma Prieta Avenues.
A closure is expected to last several hour.
Police say a man in his 30s was driving along South Green Valley Road when he was shot at about 8 p.m.
As of 10: 30 p.m. officers were still canvassing the area.