Man killed in south Modesto shooting

6:28 PM, Mar 6, 2013   |    comments
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MODESTO, CA - A man died after being shot in a south Modesto neighborhood early Wednesday morning.

Eddie Hernandez, 20, was dropped off at the Doctor's Medical Center Hospital shortly after midnight for treatment of a gunshot wound, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department said. Unfortunately, Hernandez was later pronounced dead.

An investigation uncovered that the shooting happened on the 1700 block of Denver Street. Detectives conducted interviews and processed the scene of the shooting.

The sheriff's department said the person who brought Hernandez to the hospital is a documented gang member and did not cooperate with investigators. Detectives believe the shooting is gang-related.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call the sheriff's department at Department at (209) 525-7080. You can also leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636; e-mail tips to; or text them to CRIMES (274637) by typing "Tip704" plus the message. Tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward.


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