A 19-year-old Salinas man was shot in the back early this morning. Police are asking for the public’s assistance, as the man did not see who fired the shots. The victim was hit as many as 3-times, at 2 a.m., as he walked on the 2-thousand block of santa rita street. the injuries are described as non-threatening. you can report tips anonymously, by calling 1-800-78-crime.