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Salinas Police Investigating Double Homicide Near Intersection

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Police are investigating a double homicide that occurred near an intersection in Salinas Friday evening.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting near the intersection of Fairview Avenue and Sharon Drive at 9:03 p.m., police said.

They arrived to find two victims, ages 26 and 22, with multiple gunshot wounds. One died before receiving medical attention, while the other died as a result of his injuries after being taken to a local hospital, according to police.

The identities of the victims are being withheld until their families are notified.

The suspect is described as a man wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, police said.

Police are unaware if this incident is gang related.

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