17-Year-Old Arrested In Shooting At California Party

OAKDALE, Calif. (AP) — Police have arrested a 17-year-old suspected gang member in the shooting of two people at a party in the Central Valley.

Police responded to reports of shots fired at the party in the Stanislaus County city of Oakdale around 1:50 a.m. Sunday. Oakdale is about 15 miles northeast of Modesto.

The two unidentified victims — a 29-year-old Manteca resident and a 27-year-old from Modesto — were each suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

They were taken to hospitals in Modesto.

An officer spotted the vehicle seen fleeing the scene and found the 17-year-old inside. He was arrested and booked into the Stanislaus County Juvenile Detention Center.

Police say he is a Norteno gang member and was in possession of the firearm used in the shooting.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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