MODESTO (CBS13) — Authorities say a man has died and a suspect is under arrest after a shooting at a Modesto apartment complex early Thursday morning.
Modesto police say officers responded to the Sherwood Gardens apartments along Sherwood Avenue a little before 4 a.m. to investigate a reported shooting.READ MORE: Scott Peterson Set To Be Re-Sentenced For Murder Of Pregnant Wife
At the scene, officers found a man who had been shot. He was soon pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Person, Cat Rescued From Citrus Heights Apartment Fire
Later on Thursday, Modesto police announced that they had arrested 23-year-old Modesto resident Mario Mejia for the shooting. He has been booked in the Stanislaus County Jail and is facing a charge of homicide.
Exactly what led up to the man being shot is unclear at this point.MORE NEWS: Deputies Searching For Home Invasion Robber Who Targeted Mountain House Residence
The name of the man killed has not been released.