Salinas Gang Shooting (Wed) 12-19-13 07:30 av
A Salinas man suffered a gun shot wound to the leg yesterday afternoon after he was mistaken for a gang member. Police say a 22-year old Hispanic man was sitting in a parked car with another man in the area of Calaveras Drive and El Dorado shortly after 4:30, when a man walked up to them and pointed a gun through an open car window. Police say the suspect called the victim by a wrong name, accusing him of being a gang drop out, when he shot him. The victim was taken and treated at a local hospital for a non-life threatening wound.