1 dead, 1 injured in Modesto bar shooting

8:53 AM, Jul 22, 2012   |    comments
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MODESTO, CA - Modesto police investigate an early morning shooting at a local bar, which left one person dead and a second victim suffering from non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

Around 1:38 a.m., Modesto police officers were called to O'Malley's Bar, located at 2200 Standiford Avenue in northwest Modesto, for a report of a shooting, Lt. Rick Armendariz said.

When officers arrived, they located two shooting victims and a large crime scene in the parking lot of the O'Malley's Bar.

Both men were transported to local hospitals, where one of the victims succumbed to his injuries. The second victim suffered from non-life threatening wounds and is in stable condition.

Armendariz said officers were able to detain a man, who remained at the scene. The man was identified as the shooter after being questioned at the scene.

Detectives are looking into the motive of the shooting

Police ask anyone who may have information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.


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