MODESTO (CBS13) — The gunman suspected of shooting a killing someone at a Modesto home on Wednesday morning has been arrested.

Around 8:30 a.m., police were called out to a home in the 1700 block of Ontario Avenue to investigate reports of the shooting. There, they found a man victim in the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds, according to a Modesto Police Department statement. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

Police were given a description of the suspect’s vehicle, which they reportedly spotted leaving the area. They followed the vehicle to the city of Merced where the suspect was arrested.

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The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 209-521-4636. Callers can remain anonymous.


By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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