STOCKTON, CA - Stockton homicide detectives were at the scene of a daytime killing that took place near the intersection of Sonora and Union streets.
Police spokesman Officer Joe Silva said police got a call about a shooting at 11:41 Friday morning, and the victim died a short time later at a nearby hospital.
Silva said it was too soon for detectives to know a motive, or identify a suspect.
The murder is the 16th of the year in Stockton. Last year at this time, the city had experienced 43 homicides.