STOCKTON, CA - A 60-year-old man was fatally shot, apparently for his gold chain, at Victory Park Monday afternoon, say Stockton police.
Armando Pina was transported to a local hospital, said Officer Joe Silva, but did not survive.
Pina was able to tell officers he was robbed of a gold chain he wore before being shot, Silva said.
The victim described the robbers as two black or Hispanic youths in their late teens, Silva said. They wore hooded sweatshirts.
A witness reported seeing the assailants running south on Columbia Avenue then east on Poplar Street toward N. Pershing Avenue, Silva said.
A call came into police dispatchers at 3:08 p.m. that there was a shooting at the park, which is located on the 1000 block of N. Pershing.
Pina's death is Stockton's 49th homicide of the year.
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