A jogger was shot multiple times with a shotgun outside of Soledad in Monterey County Monday afternoon, sheriff’s deputies said. Ruben Martinez, 20, was jogging south of Metz Road near Stonewall Canyon Road at about 3:30 p.m. when a car driving by pulled over, according to the sheriff’s office. Two people got out of the car and began shooting at Martinez with a shotgun.
He was hit several times in the lower body, deputies said. Martinez was taken to San Jose Regional Medical Center in stable condition, according to the sheriff’s office. Additional information about the suspects and the motive for the shooting has not been disclosed by the sheriff’s office.
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