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36-year-old man arrested in Rianda Circle deadly shooting

SALINAS, Calif. (KION-TV)- UPDATE ON NOV. 15, 2023 AT 1:35 PM- On Thursday afternoon, Salinas Police announced that they have arrested a suspect involved in a deadly shooting back in June.

Salinas Police identified the suspect as 36-year-old Anthony Michael Jacinto who was already booked into the Monterey County Jail on unrelated charges.

Photo of Anthony Michael Jacinto. Photo courtesy of Monterey County Sheriff's Office

On Nov. 8, 2023, Police booked Jacinto on the murder of 32-year-old Isamel "Angel" Ledesma.

On June 27, 2023, Police responded to the area of responded to a ShotSpotter activation on the railroad tracks to near the 200 block of Rianda Circle.

When officers got to the scene they located Ledesma who was found near a tent with a gunshot wound.

Ledesma was taken to a local trauma center and died from his injuries.

Salinas Police said that although an arrest has been made, this is still an active investigation. If you have any information regarding this case, you are asked to contact Salinas Police.

Salinas Police looking for suspect in Rianda Circle shooting homicide

Salinas Police said they are looking for a suspect wanted in a shooting homicide that occurred on Rianda Circle Monday.

Police said around 12:30 a.m. they responded to a ShotSpotter alert of shots fired in the area of Rianda Circle. Ismael "Angel" Ledesma, 32, was found near a tent with a gunshot wound.

He was taken to a local trauma center and later died of his injuries.

Salinas Police said they do not have any suspect information at this time.

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