Watsonville police have identified Hilario Hernandez Ramirez as the victim of Sunday night's fatal shooting.
Officers found 44-year-old Ramirez unconscious outside the Wall Street Inn on Beach Street around 9:30 p.m., with a gunshot wound to his neck.
Officers and paramedics attempted life-saving efforts but Ramirez died on scene.
Police have not taken anyone into custody and have not released a possible motive.
Police ask anyone with information about this shooting to call the police department at 471-1151 or the anonymous tipline at 763-3544.