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July 22, 2009

Nhia Yang, 07/20/2009

Nhia Yang, 27, of Modesto was one of three people shot July 20 in west Modesto. The second person died and the third was expected to recover.

Name: Nhia Yang, 27, Modesto

Synopsis: Authorities say Yang was one of two people killed July 20 in west Modesto. A third person was wounded and hospitalized but expected to recover. The shooting took place in a home on the 1700 block of Radley Place.

Motivation: Unknown

Suspects: Tou Vag Xiong, 25, of Atwater was arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and using a firearm to commit a homicide.

Modesto police ask anyone with information about these shootings to call Crime Stoppers at 521-4636.

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