Death Investigation

Release Date & Time: 4/27/2023 1:43 PM
Incident: Death Investigation
Date: Wednesday, 4/26/2023
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: 1600 block of Georgetown Way

On Wednesday, 4/26/23, at approximately 6:30 pm, Salinas Police Officers and Salinas Fire Department responded to the 1600 block of Georgetown Way on a report of a juvenile needing medical attention.

Inside the residence, officers located an 11-year-old girl suffering from a single gunshot wound, and tragically she died as a result of her injury. Salinas Police Detectives responded and assumed responsibility for the investigation. While this is an ongoing investigation, detectives do not believe this was an intentional act and do not believe there is any threat to the community. The details leading up to the incident are still under investigation, and no further information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Detective Alex Zamora at 831-758-7148. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the Salinas Police Department Tip Line at (831) 775-4222.