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Officer Involved Shooting Investigation Update

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SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY – Authorities investigated a fatal shooting Tuesday afternoon that involved a Stockton Police Department officer.

The incident began shortly after 2:00pm near Charter Way and Interstate 5. According to a release from the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office, a Stockton Police vehicle was struck by another motorist near the location. The officer was uninjured, but the other involved driver fled the area in their vehicle.

The vehicle was located a short time later by another Stockton Police Officer as it ran a red light near the area of Highway 4 and Fresno Avenue. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver continued to flee. The officer pursuit the vehicle to the area of Roberts and Rolerson Road where it came to a dead end.

The officer exited his vehicle and ordered the other driver out, the sheriff’s office release said. It goes on to say the driver did not comply and shifted their vehicle into reverse, ramming the patrol car and knocking the officer over as he was struck by the door of his patrol vehicle. The officer regained his footing and fired on the vehicle.

Officers provided aid to the driver of the vehicle, who was identified only as a 54 year old woman. Medics transported her to the hospital where she was pronounced deceased. The police officer did not suffer major injuries.

The incident is under investigation by the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office, Stockton Police Department, San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office, California Department of Justice, and the Medical Examiner’s Office.

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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Shooting Injures Two Men in Stockton

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Police close off a roadway where two men were found shot.

STOCKTON – Two men were taken to a hospital after suffering injuries in a shooting Sunday night.

At about 10:18pm officers were called to the area Cemetery Lane and Harding Street for a report of two men shot. Both victims were taken to a local hospital and are expected to survive their injuries.

A short time later a crime scene was located near the area of 10th and Ophir Streets. There was no suspect information available at time of publication.

Anyone with information regarding this incident 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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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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