2 SALINAS MEN WERE ARRESTED WEDNESDAY THAT AFTER 1 OF THE SUSPECTS SHOT HIMSELF TRYING TO FLEE POLICE.   THE INCIDENT BEGAN ABOUT 10:30 P-M WHEN OFFICERS PATROLLING CLOSE TO EAST MARKET STREET AND NORTH FELICE, NOTICED 2 MEN IN A VEHICLE BEHAVING SUSPICIOUSLY.     WHEN POLICE APPROACHED THE CAR, THEY SAW THE PASSENGER TRYING TO HIDE SOMETHING AND THEN OPEN THE DOOR, AS 26 YEAR OLD OSCAR RESENDIZ TRIED TO FLEE THE VEHICLE, THE GUN HE WAS TRYING TO HIDE IN HIS PANTS DISCHARGED, RESULTING IN A BULLET WOUND TO 1 OF HIS LEGS.      A SEARCH OF THE VEHICLE UNCOVERED DRUGS AND A GUN.     THE DRIVER 23 YEAR OLD GERARDO CERNA WAS ARRESTED AND BOOKED INTO THE MONTEREY COUNTY JAIL.    RESENDIZ WAS TREATED FOR THE GUNSHOT WOUND THEN BOOKED ON DRUG AND WEAPONS CHARGES.

 

 

 

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