Ramon Rivera Villanueva, 10-10-2009

October 17, 2009 

Name: Unknown

Synopsis: Ramon Rivera Villanueva was shot to death in a west Modesto apartment on Oct. 10, police reported. The man, whose name was not released, was found dead in the 900 block of Sutter Avenue after police responded to a report of gunshots shortly after 9 a.m. Police said Villanueva, 26, was from the Los Angeles area.

Motivation: Unknown. There is no indication shooting was gang-related or a drive-by shooting, police have said.

Suspects: Unknown

People with information about the shooting can 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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