Police in Salinas are investigating a shooting that left a 31-year-old man dead Friday. Officers responded to several reports of shots fired in the 1200 block of Rider Avenue at around 10:05 a.m., according to Salinas police. Arriving officers found Salinas resident Santiago Cardenas Amezcua suffering multiple gunshot wounds in his torso. Amezcua was taken to Natividad Medical Center, where he died from his injuries shortly after arrival, according to police. Police reported that a male suspect wearing a black hoodie and white shorts was seen leaving the area of the shooting in a gray mid-size sedan. Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you have any information that can help solve this crime.
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