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Shooting Suspect Apprehended After Standoff

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MODESTO – A suspect who police said opened fire on officers Tuesday afternoon was apprehended after a standoff at an apartment complex.

The incident began at about 3:30pm when officers with the Modesto Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle in the area of Roselle Avenue and Lincoln Oak Drive. The driver fled, but officers decided against pursuing the vehicle.

Police officers located the vehicle a short time later near the 2800 block of Floyd Avenue. As officers attempted to approach to make contact they were fired on from an apartment. As the incident progressed, the suspect barricaded himself inside a home.

Additional agencies responded to assist including the Ceres Police Department, Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office and California Highway Patrol. Several armored vehicles were utilized to surround the home, and neighbors were evacuated to a safe distance.

Several rounds of weapons fire could be heard coming from the residence where the suspect was barricaded. Officers closed area roadways to keep people away as negotiators worked to reason with the shooter.

At one point gas was deployed into the home, and the suspect surrendered shortly after. By about 7:00pm, the suspect was being loaded into an ambulance to be medically cleared.

An investigation into the incident was launched involving both the Modesto Police Department and Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office.

No officers or civilians were injured during the incident.

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Man Dies From Gunshot Wounds, Police Investigate

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Police officers investigate a shooting on Dijon Street on May 12th 2024.

STOCKTON – A 39 year old man died of his injuries from a shooting on Mother’s Day, police reported Friday.

The shooting happened May 12th at about 9:40pm. Officers responded to a report of a person shot on the 2000 block of Dijon Street. Arriving officers found the victim and began providing aid until medics transported him to a hospital for care.

On Thursday May 16th, investigators were notified that the victim died. No releasable suspect information or a motive was available Friday.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377 or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600 where callers can remain anonymous.

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Police Shooting Investigated in West Modesto

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MODESTO – An officer involved shooting closed down a shopping center near a busy intersection early Tuesday morning.

The incident happened shortly before 1:00am near the intersection of South Martin Luther King Drive and Paradise Road. A police press release stated the shooting occurred when police encountered an armed person during a traffic stop. The suspect was taken to a hospital for treatment of the gunshot wound and was expected to survive. A firearm was recovered at the scene, and no officers were injured.

South Martin Luther King Drive was closed to traffic near the area where the shooting happened. The shooting appeared to have happened in a parking lot just east of the roadway near a Jack in the Box restaurant. A white car was examined by investigators in the parking lot, with police cars behind it.

The area was cleared and re-opened shortly before 9:00am.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Modesto Police or Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.

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Woman Stabbed, Knife Wielding Man Shot by Police

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STOCKTON – Authorities with Stockton Police conducted an investigation Sunday night following a stabbing and officer involved shooting.

At about 8:00pm police officers responded to the 1600 block of East Bianchi Road for a report of a disturbance involving a man armed with a knife. Arriving officers located the suspect, and moments later shots were fired by police.

A woman was also found suffering from at least one stab wound. Both the victim and suspect were taken to a hospital for treatment. As of Sunday night their conditions were unknown. No other injuries were reported.

The area was closed off by police for several hours for the investigation. No further details were released at time of publication.

This was the second officer involved shooting over the weekend in Stockton. On Saturday morning, police responded to an apartment complex on 11th Street for a report of a man who threatened to stab a woman. That suspect was shot. The woman suffered multiple stab wounds. Both were taken to a hospital. Several children in the apartment were unharmed.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Stockton Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600 where callers can remain anonymous.

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