David Mendez,6/18/2009

June 20, 2009 

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Daniel Mendez, 22, fatally shot 6/18/09 in the street outside his grandmother's home on Carmillita Way in Modesto.

(BART AH YOU/BAHYOU@MODBEE.COM)

Name: David Mendez, 22, of Modesto

Synopsis: Mendez was fatally shot in the street about 8 p.m. on June 18 in east Modesto on the 200 block of Carmillita Way. He had been playing basketball with three cousins when a car stopped in the street with two men in it, who called Mendez over. Mendez and the two men talked and then shots were fired from the car and Mendez had been shot.

Motivation: Unknown

Suspect: Two remain at large. Police describe them as Latinos driving a four-door, blue car

Police ask anyone with information about this shooting to call Crime Stoppers at 521-4636. Tipsters also can e-mail tips through the Crime Stoppers Web site, www.modestopolice.com/CrimeStoppers, or text tips to CRIMES (274637) by typing "Tip704" plus the message. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward.

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