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Watsonville Resident Killed In Rolling Shooting, Police Searching For Suspect

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A rolling gun battle ended with a 31-year-old Watsonville resident dead Friday night in Santa Cruz, police said this morning. Officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 1800 and 2800 blocks of Mission Street at about 10:50 p.m., police said. Additional reports indicated that the victim of a rolling gun battle crashed into the Burger King parking lot at 2015 Mission St., according to police. When officers and emergency crews arrived, they found a person suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.

After attempted life-saving measures, the victim, whose gender was not yet released, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The suspect in the shooting remains at large. Police are continuing to investigate this morning, police said. Mission Street, between Almar Avenue and Bay Street, was closed during the on-site police investigation.

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 know the name of this suspect or have any information that can help solve this crime

Por favor llame la línea de Los Fugitivos en 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) o texto en 408-355-0999 o haga clic aquí para envia un email a [email protected], si usted tiene alguna información que pueda ayudar a resolver este crimen.

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