Detectives on Monday were investigating the shooting death of a man found late Sunday in a residential neighborhood just west of Lander Avenue.
The shooting was reported about 11:50 p.m. Sunday, according to Turlock police Lt. James Silveira. Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 300 block of Angelus Street in Turlock.
The officers arrived at the scene and spotted a middle-aged man on the ground in an alley. Silveira said the man had an apparent gunshot wound.
The victim was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries. Turlock police had not released the victim's name. Silveira said authorities on Monday were still trying to identify the shooting victim and notify his family.
He said there are limited details in the shooting investigation, and detectives were questioning witnesses and gathering evidence.
Police ask anyone with information about this shooting to call Detective Frank Navarro at (209) 664-7319 or the Turlock Police Department’s tip line at (209) 668-5550 ext. 6780, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Tipsters also can call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.