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Person dead after being shot by police in Modesto, police say

Modesto police responded to the area due to a report of a person with warrants at a Motel 6.

MODESTO, Calif. — One person is dead after being shot by police in Modesto, according to the Modesto Police Department.

The shooting happened around 9 p.m. on Friday after police had gone to the Motel 6 on West Orangeburg Avenue for a report of a person with warrants.

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According to Modesto police, shots were fired while the officers were contacting the person. That person was shot and eventually passed away from the injuries.

No officers were hurt in the incident.

No additional information is available at this time.

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