The 21-year-old man fatally shot outside the Regal Cinemas 10 movie theater in north Modesto on Tuesday night was a Vallejo resident, police said Friday.
Muhammad Sharieff was shot about 11:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the McHenry Avenue theater. Lifesaving efforts were made at the scene and en route to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.
"Detectives are actively investigating what transpired that night and who may be responsible for the deadly shooting," according to a Modesto Police Department news release Friday afternoon. "At this time, no other details will be released."
The investigation indicated Sharieff was among a group of people in the parking lot when he was shot. A woman who performed CPR on him said two black cars pulled onto McHenry just after the shooting.
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Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call Stanislaus Area Crime Stoppers at 209-521-4636. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.