MODESTO (CBS13) – Authorities are investigating a deputy-involved shooting in Modesto that left a suspect in critical condition.
The incident happened a little before 2 p.m. Thursday near Carver Road and Teresa Street.
According to the Modesto Police Department, Stanislaus County Sheriff’s deputies were in Modesto following up on a carjacking and robbery suspect when the shooting took place.
The deputies reportedly contacted three suspects associated with their investigation. Deputies believed the suspects were in possession of a firearm. At some point, deputies opened fire and a suspect is now in critical condition, police say.
No law enforcement officers were injured in the incident, Modesto police say.
The surrounding streets will be closed for some time during the initial investigation.
The identities of the suspects have not yet been released.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 209-521-4636 or download the P3 app. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.