2 shot in neighborhood just south of Modesto

MODESTO, CA - A man was killed and a woman injured in a shooting at a neighborhood south of Modesto Friday night.

Stanislaus County sheriff's deputies responded to the intersection of Lassen Avenue and Dallas Street in Bret Harte around 9:45 p.m. after getting calls about people fighting on the side of the road. Sgt. Anthony Bejaran said as deputies headed to the scene, they got another call reporting that someone was shot.

At the scene, deputies found two victims - a 58-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man. The woman suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bejaran said detectives worked throughout the night to process the scene and interview witnesses. Investigators said they were not releasing any other information on the case yet.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call the sheriff's department at 209-525- 7042. You can also leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Tipsters can also e-mail tips at http://www.modestopolice.com/CrimeStoppers, or text them to CRIMES (274637) by typing "Tip704" plus the message and be eligible for a cash reward.


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