PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE/TIME: 10/30/2018 1730 hours TYPE OF INCIDENT: Negligent Discharge of a Firearm LOCATION: 700 Block Canal St SUSPECT/S: Unknown ================================================================== SYNOPSIS: On above date/time officers responded to a possible shooting which had occurred at the 700 block of Canal St. in King City, Ca. While patrol units were on scene, multiple ongoing gunshots were heard from the river bed of the Salinas River. The Major Crime Unit along with allied agencies, including CHP air operations, responded to assist. A simultaneous investigation began as multiple people were contacted in the river bed. The investigation concluded the shooting occurred multiple hours prior to police arrival and the people located in the riverbed were not involved. The investigation also confirmed that a single bullet caused damage to a window due to a negligent discharge of a weapon earlier in the day. The negligent discharge damaged property only and no one was injured during this incident. King City Police Department would like to thank all of the community members that assisted with their statements, and the allied agencies that responded. The case was closed without further incidents. Anyone with further information in regards to this case is encouraged to call the King City Police Department at (831) 386-5980 or the WeTip line at 1-800-78-CRIME. Your call may remain completely anonymous. The investigation is continuing. Media inquiries regarding this press release should be directed to Chief Robert Masterson at (831) 385-4848.