In downtown Stockton, a shooting incident resulted in the death of a teenager and another sent to the hospital, according to the Stockton Police Department. The incident occurred at the intersection of North Center and East Lindsay streets. Upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered two teenagers, aged 15 and 16, both suffering from gunshot wounds. Tragically, one of the teenagers died on the spot, while the other was rushed to a nearby hospital with undisclosed injuries. No further details regarding the victims have been provided by the spokesperson.
The area where the shooting took place was cordoned off by Stockton officers, and the California Highway Patrol was also present to direct traffic. Witnesses in the vicinity reported hearing gunshots and observed a person lying on the ground near a grassy area. First responders were captured on scene administering CPR to the injured individual. Additionally, a man was detained by officers, but it has not been clarified if he is connected to the shooting.
As of now, no information has been released regarding the suspects involved in the incident or the motive behind the shooting. Furthermore, the ages and genders of the victims have not been disclosed. This incident follows a series of shootings that occurred in Stockton over the weekend, including one that claimed the life of a 40-year-old man. The situation continues to develop, and it is advised to stay tuned to KCRA 3 for the latest updates on the matter.