KING CITY — King City Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating those responsible for a shooting at a local residence on Sunday.

At about 1:03 a.m. on July 18, police received multiple 9-1-1 calls regarding shots that were heard in the 600 block of N. Vanderhurst Avenue in King City. There, officers found a vehicle and a house that were damaged with what appeared to be gunshot holes. 

Several casings and bullet fragments were located, along with a victim who “appeared to have been targeted by the unknown suspect(s),” police said in a news release.

According to the report, the victim fled inside the home during the shooting for safety. The suspect or suspects have not been found.

King City Police is requesting the public’s help in solving the crime. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the police department at 831-386-5980, or contact Sgt. John Dow at 831-386-5969 or [email protected]. Anonymous calls can also be made to the WeTip line at 1-800-78-CRIME.

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Ryan Cronk is the managing editor for King City Rustler and Salinas Valley Tribune, a unified publication of Greenfield News, Soledad Bee and Gonzales Tribune. He covers general news for South Monterey County and the surrounding communities.


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