STOCKTON (CBS13) – Police are investigating a shooting that left a 26-year-old man dead early Wednesday morning.

According to the Stockton Police Department, officers were called to the 8000 block of West Lane just before 12:30 a.m. after a person was reportedly shot. Officers soon found the shooting victim at the corner of Knickerbocker Drive and Bordeaux Avenue.

Witnesses told police the man was shot in a parking lot on West Lane before he ran into a nearby business and left through the back door.

The man then collapsed at the location where officers later found him. He was taken to a nearby hospital, but was later pronounced dead, police say.

Police investigators believe the incident could be gang related.

Anyone with more information is asked to call the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377.


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