STOCKTON — A young woman was shot to death in a commercial area of northeast Stockton on Saturday night, police reported.
There are no suspects and no known motive for the shooting, according to authorities. The victim was reported to be 22 years old. Her name has not been released pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.
About 11:05 p.m., police got a report of a person shot on the east side of West Lane between East Hammer Lane and Knickerbocker Drive. Responding officers found the woman on the sidewalk near Normandy Village. She was suffering from an unspecified gunshot wound, according to the report.
When medics arrived, they declared the woman dead at the scene.
Homicide detectives are investigating the case, their 15th this year in Stockton.
Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377, the Investigations Unit at (209) 937-8323 or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards up to $10,000. Callers can remain anonymous.
Cellphone users can text information to 274637 (CRIMES) by entering the keyword “TIPSPD” followed by their tip. Or they can use the Stockton Police Department mobile phone app and remain anonymous. Internet users can visit the Police Department’s Facebook page and click “Submit a Tip.”
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