Man dies in south Stockton shooting; city's 32 murder of 2012

11:17 PM, Jun 26, 2012   |    comments
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STOCKTON, CA - A man is dead after a shooting Tuesday afternoon in south Stockton.

Stockton police officers responded to Tiffany Street and 12th Street after getting calls of a shots fired around 4 p.m., Officer Joe Silva said.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found the victim unresponsive. Medics performed life-saving measures and got the man breathing again.

Silva said the man was pronounced dead at hours later at the hospital.

An officer at the scene noticed a car leaving the area and pursued it. Silva said the car chase ended in a crash at Greensboro Way and Cambridge Drive.

One person was taken into custody, while officers searched for another.

This is the 32nd homicide of the year. Last year at this time, Stockton had 17 homicides.


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