Modesto police seek help in finding possible witness to homicide

03/01/2013 2:58 PM

03/01/2013 3:48 PM

Modesto Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a possible witness to a Feb. 2 homicide in south Modesto. Modesto Police officers were called to a report of a shooting near the intersection of West Hatch Road and Dallas Street.

When officers arrived they located the victim, Atour Daoud, 54, sitting in the driver's seat of a vehicle, which was stopped for a red light at the intersection. Daoud died at the scene from at least one gunshot wound. Detectives are looking for the driver of a white, 2000s Ford Ranger pickup that may have been in the area at time of the shooting.

Police ask anyone who may have information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. Tipsters can also text information to Crime Stoppers by sending a text message to 274637. Just type “TIP704” along with your message.

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