Woman shot in Newman, police say

local@modbee.comAugust 23, 2013 

— Police are investigating a shooting Friday in Newman, authorities said, that left a woman with injuries to her abdomen.

The shooting occurred about 8:40 p.m. Witnesses told police that a person in a vehicle on Creek Park Drive, a few blocks southwest of N Street and Inyo Avenue, opened fire into another vehicle.

The woman was taken to another location before an emergency call was made, said Lt. Brett Short of the Modesto Police Department.

She was taken to an unspecified hospital by ambulance. Her condition was unknown as of late Friday night.

There was no information about the suspect immediately available, and police provided no additional information on the victim.

Authorities ask anyone with information about this case to contact officer Jeremy Cooksey at (209) 862-2902 or Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Tipsters can email tips at www.stancrimetips.com, or text them to CRIMES (274637) by typing "tip704" plus the message. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.

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