MODESTO, CA - Two male victims are at the hospital with life-threatening gunshot wounds after a fight escalated into a shooting Tuesday around 4:30 p.m.
Modesto police arrived at the scene to find a male victim in the front yard of the a residence on 2100 block of Palisade Avenue, Lt. Rick Armendariz said.
The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment. While police were at the hospital, a car with the second victim arrived.
Armendariz said the victims and the suspect got into a verbal argument in the road when the suspect pulled out a handgun and shot the victims.
Both victims are in critical condition.
Armendariz said the suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male in his mid-teens or early 20s, wearing dark clothing.