One man is dead after suffering severe injuries in a shooting in Northeast Modesto, according to the Modesto Police Department.

Around 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday police went to Orchard Park Way on Floyd Avenue responding to reports of an assault that had taken place.

Officers then found 31-year-old David Reyes with a gunshot wound to his leg. Reyes was transferred to the hospital, but died due to the extent of the injuries.

The police are still investigating the assault and working on piecing together the events that led to his death. Police say that early information suggests that the victim knew the suspect.