Ten-Year Anniversary of the Unsolved Murder of Salvador Hernandez

$1,000 Reward Offered


Salvador Hernandez

Salvador Hernandez 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers, working with the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit, continues to seek information about the unsolved murder of Salvador Hernandez.

On February 16, 2008, at approximately 3:30 a.m., 26-year-old Salvador Hernandez and a female companion were inside a parked car in the 5500 block of Seifert Street in the neighborhood of Oak Park. An unknown older model, light colored pick-up truck pulled alongside Salvador’s vehicle. An occupant of that vehicle shot Salvador and his companion. The companion survived the shooting but Salvador died as a result of his injuries.

Salvador’s family will be available for interviews today at 1:00 p.m., in front of San Diego Police Department’s Headquarters, located at 1401 Broadway, San Diego.

Homicide Unit Lt. Mike Holden will also be available for interviews.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit (619) 531-2293. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips.    

Media inquiries should be directed to:

  • Questions regarding the investigation should be directed to Lt. Mike Holden at (619) 531-2425 or email mholden@pd.sandiego.gov
  • Questions regarding Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email Adriana.Uribe@sdsheriff.gov