FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Type of Incident: Homicide

Case # 15-00763
Inv. Deputy: Inv S. Jorgensen
Approving Supervisor: Sgt T. Kaiser


Victim: Mendez, Antonio Address: King City CA


SALINAS, Calif. (February 8, 2015) – On February 7, 2015 at approximately 11:09 PM, deputies responded to the 101 River Drive trailer park in King City in response to several 911 calls advising of a shooting having just taken place. Upon arrival deputies locate numerous individuals in the street who directed deputies to a male lying next to a vehicle, who when checked by medical personnel the subject is pronounced deceased. Investigators are called to the scene and assume the investigation. The deceased was identified as Antonio MENDEZ and had died due to having been struck several times by gun fire. Investigators are following up on investigative leads and are asking anyone with information to please contact either Inv Sgt Terry KAISER or Inv Shaheen JORGENSEN at the Monterey County Sheriff’s Department at (831) 755-3772 or through the Tip Line of (888) 833-4847.

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