July 17, 2017: Man in Critical Condition
(06:45) Santa Cruz - A Santa Cruz man is in critical condition after being shot last night. The shooting took place around 8:45 near the intersection of Barson and ocean Streets. Authorities reported that 23 year-old Jose Mendoza was walking on Barson Street when he was confronted by two men in dark colored sedan. One of the men produced a handgun and shot Mendoza twice. He was airlifted to a trauma center. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact authorities.