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August 11, 2022

Police investigate New Year’s Eve murder in Greenfield

GREENFIELD — Detectives from the South County Major Crimes Unit are investigating a homicide that occurred New Year’s Eve in Greenfield.

According to a news release, Greenfield police officers responded to a report that a person had been shot in the 1100 block of Heidi Drive on Dec. 31 at about 6:50 p.m. There, officers found a male victim with a gunshot wound sitting in a vehicle parked at a residence.

Police said firefighters and paramedics rendered first aid, but the victim “succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

The investigation is ongoing, and no other details have been released.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Greenfield Police Department at 831-674-5111, or contact Detective Ryan Kenedy at 831-385-4848 or Sgt. John Dow at 831-386-5969 with the South County MCU, a collaborative investigative unit between the King City and Greenfield police departments.

Ryan Cronk
Ryan Cronk is the managing editor for King City Rustler and Salinas Valley Tribune, a unified publication of Greenfield News, Soledad Bee and Gonzales Tribune. He covers general news for South Monterey County and the surrounding communities.


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