Late Night Shooting Leaves One Dead

Modesto, CA – Modesto Police Detectives are investigating a late night shooting that left one man fatally wounded.

Last night at about 11:39 PM, officers responded to a report of a shooting with a victim down near the roadway at Empire Avenue and Bonnie Brae Avenue.  They located an 18-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the abdomen area.  The victim was transported to a local hospital where he underwent surgery, but ultimately succumbed to his injuries. 

No motives or suspects have been identified.  The victim’s name is not being released at this time.

If you have any information regarding criminal activity, please call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.  Tipsters may also text information to Crime Stoppers at 274637.  Just type “TIP704” along with your message.