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Fatal shooting in Modesto

POSTED October 22, 2010 8:51 p.m.

The Modesto Police Department is investigating the tenth homicide to occur for the year.

The latest killing resulted in the death of 29-year-old Douglas Corpeno of Stockton, according to Modesto Police Sgt. Rick Armendariz.

Around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday the Modesto Police Department was contacted by the Burbank-Paradise Fire Department for a report of a shooting.

The victim, Corpeno, had been shot multiple times and was taken to the fire station by a citizen, Armendariz said.Corpeno was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries.

Through investigation, detectives discovered the scene of the shooting inside a residence in the 1700 block of Rouse Avenue, in west Modesto.  Investigators have processed the crime scene and are continuing to follow-up on leads and attempting to identify the shooter(s). 

At this point, investigators have little suspect information.       

Police ask anyone who may have information regarding this incident to please call Detective Jim Munoz at 342-9131 or Crime Stoppers at 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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