STOCKTON — Police are investigating the city’s fifth homicide of the year after a man was shot to death Tuesday night near Pixie Woods.
The San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 41-year-old Raymon Laron August of Stockton.
At 8:40 p.m., authorities responded to the report of shots fired and found August down and suffering from a gunshot wound.
Police said lifesaving measures were attempted on August and he was transported to a local hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.
As of Wednesday evening, Stockton police did not have a suspect or motive for the shooting.
Detectives were notified and responded to the scene to investigate.
The Stockton Police Department is encouraging citizens to call if they have information pertaining to this investigation. Callers are asked to call the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377, Investigations at (209) 937-8323 or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600. Callers can remain anonymous.
Citizens may also text information from their cell phones to “Crimes” (274637) and type the keyword TIPSPD and then their tip or logon to the Stockton Police Department’s Facebook page and click “Submit A Tip”. Tipsters may also send tips on the Stockton PD Mobile Phone App. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
If you have any information that may lead to an arrest, call Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards up to $10,000.