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May 12, 2021

King City teen arrested for Sunday shooting

KING CITY — A King City teenager has been arrested in connection with a shooting at an inhabited dwelling Sunday evening.

King City police officers responded to the 100 block of Keats Avenue regarding several gunshots being fired on March 21 at about 7:45 p.m.

An investigation revealed multiple gunshots were fired that struck a fence, traveled into a backyard and into another small building.

Officers spoke with individuals in the area and also reviewed home surveillance video as part of the investigation.

“Suspects were seen fleeing the area on foot and to another residence after the gunshots occurred,” police said in a news release. 

A 15-year-old boy from King City was identified as a suspect in the crime. A search warrant was served at his residence, where he was arrested.

Anyone with more information regarding this case is encouraged to call the King City Police Department at 831-385-4848 or the WeTip line at 1-800-78-CRIME.

“The investigation is continuing, and no other information is being released at this time,” police said.

Ryan Cronk
Ryan Cronk
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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