General Crime

* Man Injured in Gang Related Shooting on Del Monte Ave in Salinas

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Police in Salinas are investigating an apparent gang-related shooting that occurred Thursday night.  A 24-year-old man was shot twice as he was walking to his car in the 1200 block of Del Monte Avenue at about 9:20 p.m., according to police. The victim was reportedly approached by a man, who asked the victim if he “banged,” according to police. He then fired about five shots and fled.  The victim was treated for a gunshot wound to the thigh and a grazing wound on his back, according to police. Officers are investigating the shooting as a gang-related incident. Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text at 408-355-0999 if you have any information that can help solve this crime.

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