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Police Release McHenry Avenue Shooting Video

Carlos Rodriguez

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MODESTO – Body camera video detailing an officer involved shooting of an armed suspect was released by authorities Monday afternoon.

The shooting took place October 21st in the Walgreens Pharmacy on McHenry Avenue near Roseburg Avenue. Officers with the Modesto Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that pulled into the parking lot of the pharmacy, where the passenger exited the SUV and entered the business.

Officers questioned the driver of the vehicle and his relation to the passenger. One officer entered the business to contact the passenger and detain him. In the video, the passenger can be seen beginning to step away from the officer stating he had to use the restroom. He then began to run around the store, at one point falling down with a gun in his hand.

The second officer entered the building and located the suspect as customers were running out. One shot was fired, striking the suspect in the ear. He was transported to a hospital for care before being arrested on numerous charges.

The suspect was identified by police as 30 year old Daniel Ahlschlager of New York. He suffered minor injuries during the incident. No officers were injured.

Click HERE to view the bodycam video released by the Modesto Police Department.

Carlos Rodriguez is an Emmy Award winning photojournalist specializing in public safety and natural disasters. His passion for local news stems from a deep commitment to his community, with a selfless mission to inform the citizens of the valley. As he worked on assignment for 19 days at the devastating Camp Fire in Paradise, California, he spent most of his time helping survivors contact their loved ones to let them know they were ok. Carlos is a veteran of Univision, FOX, and Telemundo TV stations and a native of Modesto, California.

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Police Investigate Early Evening Shooting

Gaby Muro

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STOCKTON – Two victims with gunshot wounds arrived at a local hospital early Monday evening prompting an investigation.

At about 7:30pm, authorities received a report of gunfire on the 300 block of East Oak Street, between North San Joaquin and North Sutter Streets. Early indications suggest the victims arrived by private vehicle at a hospital.

Shortly before 8:00pm, a report was made of another victim arriving at a hospital.

Police responded to the area to gather evidence and investigate. No further details were available at time of publication.

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Teen Charged in Fatal Shooting at Modesto Food Truck

Gaby Muro

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MODESTO – A 13 year old boy was arrested and charged with murder following a Tuesday night shooting at a taco truck.

At about 8:15pm Modesto Police officers responded to the taco truck on the 1600 block of Monterey Avenue for a report of a person shot. Arriving officers found the victim inside.

The victim, identified as 67 year old Rafael Avila-Rodriguez of Salida, was rushed to a hospital but later died.

The investigation determined that the suspect approached the truck on foot and shot the victim before running away.

Detectives identified the suspect as a 13 year old boy from Modesto. He was located during a traffic stop in Southwest Modesto by officers with the Street Gang Unit and arrested. The teen was booked into juvenile hall on murder charges.

Investigators did not have a motive Wednesday morning. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.

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Teens Arrested in Carjacking Case

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STOCKTON – Four teens were arrested in a carjacking case after leading officers on a short pursuit.

Police say the carjacking happened shortly after 12:30am near the 400 block of East Sonora Street. A 58 year old man and a 55 year old woman were approached by the suspects while sitting in their vehicle.

Authorities say the victims were forced from the vehicle by the suspects who then took it and left. The vehicle was later located by officers in the area of Hammer Lane and Amber Way. Police tried to stop the vehicle but the suspects fled, leading officers on a short pursuit.

The pursuit ended when the vehicle collided with a fence. All four suspects were identified and taken into custody.

Gabriel Olvera, 18, two 17 year olds and a 16 year old were arrested and charged with carjacking, conspiracy and evading.

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