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KING CITY — One person was injured Wednesday night following a shooting on Amherst Drive in King City.

According to the King City Police Department, local officers responded to a call shortly before 8 p.m. on Oct. 7 regarding a gunshot victim in the 1200 block of Amherst Drive.

The victim, who was suffering from a gunshot wound, was transported to Natividad Medical Center in Salinas for treatment. Their current condition was not immediately known.

Detectives from the South County Major Crimes Unit responded and continued the investigation into the assault. The suspect is unknown and remains at large.

“Evidence was processed at the scene regarding the case,” police said in a news release Thursday morning. “No further information is being released at this time.”

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact King City Police Detective Sgt. John Dow at 831-386-5969, Greenfield Police Sgt. Leo Guzman at 831-674-5111 or King City Detective Ryan Kenedy at 831-385-4848.

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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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