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Police pursue shooting suspects
Mario Garandia

The Turlock Police Department arrested two men for a shooting after the men led them on a high speed pursuit that resulted in a crash.

No injuries were reported from the shooting or the crash.

Shortly around 2 a.m. Friday the Turlock Police Department received a report of a fight occurring outside a bar in the 100 block of S. First Street. As officers were en route one suspect fired a gun, striking a parked vehicle near the scene, said Turlock Police spokesperson Officer Mayra Lewis.

The three suspects got into a black Chevrolet Camaro and fled the area, with officers pursuing after them. The pursuit wound its way around the area at high speeds. The pursuit was terminated when officers lost sight of the Camaro.

A short time after calling off the pursuit, officers found the crashed Camaro and set up a perimeter around the area. A search utilizing a police canine led to the discovery and arrest of two suspects.

Arrested were Mario Garandia, 20, and Julio Mancillas, 24, both from Turlock. Both subjects were booked into the Stanislaus County Jail on multiple charges, including assault with a firearm and resisting arrest.

The third suspect was not found.

It’s unknown if a firearm was recovered.

The Turlock Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance with this investigation. Anyone with information regarding this investigation please contact Detective Brandon Bertram at 664-7323.

The Turlock Police Department is an active participant in the Crime Stoppers Program. Callers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at 521-4636 and may be eligible for a cash reward.