Ceres shooting suspect arrested in Santa Clara County

04/26/2013 10:37 AM

04/27/2013 12:19 AM

A suspect in a Ceres shooting earlier this month has been found and arrested in Santa Clara County. According to Ceres police, authorities found Isaac Lanford, 33, of San Jose on Thursday.

Lanford was wanted in the April 16 shooting of a woman in the 1600 block of Evans Road. The 33-year-old victim suffered a gunshot wound to the leg; she was treated at a local hospital and released that day.

A witness reported seeing a man matching the description of Lanford and a white woman with blond curly hair run across Evans Road near the incident. Police still are trying to determine the woman's identity.

Lanford will face charges in a separate case in Santa Clara County before being brought to Stanislaus County on the Ceres Police Department warrant.

Investigators ask anyone with information about the case, or the woman that Lanford is to believed to have been with, to call Detective Derek Perry at (209) 538-5730. Tips can be anonymously reported to Stanislaus Area Crime Stoppers by calling (209) 521-4636, texting TIPS704 to "274637" or going to www.modestopolice.com/crimestoppers.

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