STANISLAUS COUNTY (CBS13) — A shooting has left one person hurt near Modesto early Thursday afternoon.
The incident happened just after 1 p.m. near the 1700 block of John Street in unincorporated West Modesto. According to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, several people started calling to report shots fired.READ MORE: 'Prime Suspect' Paul Flores Arrested In 1996 Disappearance Of Kristin Smart; Still No Remains Found
Deputies soon arrived at the scene and found a shooting victim. That person was taken to the hospital, but their condition was not stated.READ MORE: Sacramento Hires Inspector General To Independently Review Police Use Of Force Cases
Investigators are now trying to piece together what led up to the shooting. Initial witness statements have been contradictory, deputies say.
People are being urged to avoid the area for the time being.MORE NEWS: Lack Of Healthy Players Cuts Davis High School Football Season Short
Updated story to follow.