STOCKTON (CBS13) – Officers have arrested a man in connection to the killing of a 22-year-old woman in Stockton over the weekend.
Stockton police say, just after 11 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to the area near West and Hammer lanes to investigate a report of a person shot. An injured woman was soon found on the sidewalk.
Medics soon pronounced the woman dead at the scene.
The San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office has since identified the woman as 22-year-old Lodi resident Celina Victoria Ramirez.
Monday, Stockton police announced that detectives had made an arrest in the case. Alexes Daniel Corrales, 20, has been arrested and booked into San Joaquin County Jail.
Corrales is facing homicide charges.
It is still unclear, at this point in the investigation, what led up to Ramirez being shot.