A 35-year-old known gang member was wounded twice in a shooting Sunday night after a group confronted him about his gang affiliation in Salinas, police said.
Salinas police were notified of a shooting at 10:45 p.m. Sunday in a residential area close to the intersection of Mae Avenue and D Street, according to police Cmdr. Henry Gomez.
Officers located the victim, who had gunshot wounds to his abdomen and leg, police said.
A group of males had approached the victim, asked him about his gang membership and then one of the suspects shot him, according to Gomez.
The wounded man was transported to a Bay Area hospital and is expected to recover.
The suspected shooter is described as a Hispanic male wearing a checkered shirt and dark pants, Gomez said.
Comment Advisement We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.