Shooting leaves three people dead in east Modesto

Victims are man, woman and teen boy

03/03/2012 7:26 AM

03/03/2012 9:28 PM

Police on Saturday evening released the names of three people found shot to death early in the morning at a Modesto home. They are Edward Joseph Reinig, 31; Alyxandra Tellez, 19; and David Siebels, 16. All lived in Modesto.


A man, a woman and a teenage boy were found shot to death at a home in Modesto early this morning, police report.

Officer Scott Nelson said the victims were a man about 30 years old, a woman about 20 and a 16-year-old boy. The victims' names were being withheld pending notification of relatives.

Nelson said police received a 911 call from a home in the 700 block of North McClure Road about 3:40 a.m.. Officers found the victims inside. Nelson said they died of gunshot wounds, but he would not say how many shots were fired or whether the victims were hit by gunfire multiple times.

The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office has joined the investigation into finding the suspect or suspects responsible for the killings.

"This was not a problem home," Nelson said in describing the residence, which is across the street from the 16th green on the east end of Creekside Golf Course.

The area was cordoned off as detectives and crime scene technicians combed the area for clues.

Police released no further details on the victims, including whether they were related to one another.

Police ask anyone who may have information regarding this incident to please call Crime Stoppers toll free 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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