Salinas Police Department detectives are working today to determine who shot a 24-year-old Gonzales man in front of an apartment Friday afternoon. Noe Alvarez Amezcua was visiting friends in front of their apartment in the 900 block of Del Monte Avenue when a lone suspect approached the apartment and shot Alvarez Amezcua in the legs and lower torso at about 12:55 p.m., according to police. He was transported to a nearby medical center, where he died.There were several witnesses to the shooting and detectives are working on several possible leads.It was the city’s ninth homicide of 2009. Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact Detective Gerry Davis at (831) 758-7147 or Detective Kyle Alleman at (831) 758-7322.
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