Modesto Police Officer Shoots, Kills Robbery Suspect

MODESTO (CBS13) – Modesto police are investigating after one of their officers fatally shot a suspect Tuesday night.

The shooting took place just after 10:00 p.m..  The incident began when officers responded to reports of a robbery at the Fast Mart on Coffee Road at Mable Avenue.

An employee reported a man had confronted him during closing hours, pulled out a gun and demanded money.

The suspect took off with an unknown amount of cash.

Officers caught up with the suspect at Dragoo Park Drive and Coralwood Road.

The suspect refused to comply to officers and at one point, an officer fired at the suspect, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Details of the events leading up to the shooting are under investigation.

The officer has been placed on administrative leave.

  • joe black

    Good job. Hopefully, he is the right guy

    • ron

      Good job! Hopefully he was an illegal Alien

  • noroomforcrooks

    Good job Modesto officers, good nobody other than the suspect got hurt.

  • Ant

    Does anyone know if this is the same suspect who was involved in a series of fuel thefts in that neighborhood that happened a couple months ago?

  • YahooMan

    Trigger happy, yahoo punk cops.

    • Tom

      you must be a punk just like the fool that wouldn’t comply

    • G-Mac

      Yahoo girl…you are on the welfare so shut up little girl.

  • Bullseye!!!

    Nice shot Modesto PD Officer, I’m glad this officer is now on paid administrative leave…consider it a reward for such a fine and true shot ,just relax a savor the thought of one less punk robbing the honest hard working folks in this world.

  • freefreddie

    do all you good honest people believe police statements ?

  • bytor

    i agree reality. some peaple should keep there stupidity to themselves

  • grim reaper

    Smacking down liberals! no trial, no jail, no food for this one! smack down! YEE HAW!

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