TURLOCK (CBS13) — A 21-year-old from Ceres is wanted in an attempted murder case after reportedly shooting at a victim who was attempting to drive away in Turlock.

Police say the incident happened on the morning of Friday, March 8 when a male victim and his female associate arrived at a house on South First Street. Shortly after, Thomas McAbee and Luiz Martinez, both 21-years-old, arrived at the residence and challenged the victim to a fight.

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When the victim began to leave the parking lot, McAbee and Martinez reportedly fired a gun at the victim.

Police believe the motive for the shooting is due to the victim’s gang member status.

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Martinez was arrested on March 12 for attempted murder. He was booked in the Stanislaus County Jail with additional allegations of participation in a criminal street gang and the use of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

McAbee has not yet been located. He should be considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, call 911.

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Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Detective Paul Inderbitzen at (209) 668-5550 ext. 6751. You can also contact the Turlock Police Department’s Tip Line at (209) 668-5550 ext. 6780 or email at tpdtipline@turlock.ca.us, if you wish to remain anonymous.