STOCKTON (CBS13) — Detectives have arrested two people in connection to the triple shooting at a Stockton park on Tuesday that left a teenager dead.

The shooting happened around 4 p.m. at Sandman Park. Police said the victims were able to drive to a nearby strip mall about a half-mile away where people in the parking lot saw them and called 911 for help.

A 17-year-old male was soon pronounced dead at the scene. The two surviving victims, a 21 and 27-year-old, were rushed to the hospital.

On Wednesday, Stockton police announced that detectives arrested 35-year-old Raymond Mendez in connection to the shooting. Another man, 37-year-old Gilbert Mendez, was also arrested on suspicion of being an accessory, police said.

Police say the 27-year-old shooting victim was in critical condition while the 21-year-old is in stable condition.

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Exactly what led up to the shooting is still under investigation.


By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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