Hollister police are seeking information in an attemptedh omicide Wednesday.
According to the Hollister Police Department:
On Aug. 22, officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Santa Ana Road. There were reports of shots fired then subsequent reports of a man who had been shot.
On August 22, 2018, at 4:24 P.M., Officers received a call that a man had been shot on the 200 block of Santa Ana Road. The man was transported to Hazel Hawkins Hospital by a private citizen.
Officers learned that the shooting victim had been visiting a friend on Santa Ana Road. There were several people with and around the victim at the time of the shooting, but no one had any specific information as to what transpired. The victim was identified as Ronald Molina, a 39 year old resident of Hollister, was initially transported to Hazel Hawkins Hospital, but was later flown to trauma center due to the severity of his injuries. Molina is currently in in critical condition.
Hollister Police Detectives were called to the scene and it was processed for evidenced. Detectives learned that Molina was struck in the torso 3 to 4 times with small caliber rounds. It is currently unknown why Molina was shot.
Anyone having information on this case is asked to call Detective Leland at the Hollister Police Department at 636-4330. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can call the WeTip Hotline at 800-87-CRIME. Information provided to WeTip may qualify for a reward.