Suspect Shot By Police During Carjacking Investigation

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MODESTO- A person was shot in an officer involved shooting today. Authorities are still investigating the incident and have released the following statement:

“Shortly before 2:00 pm, Stanislaus County STING Deputies were conducting follow-up on a car-jacking and robbery case reported through Modesto PD. While Deputies were in the area of Carver Road and Teresa Street, they contacted three subjects associated with their investigation. During the contact, Deputies believed the suspects were in possession of a firearm. One subject was shot and transported to a local hospital in critical condition. The Deputies involved were not harmed during the incident. Modesto Police Detectives have taken over the investigation and will be processing the scene and conducting the follow-up.

At this point in the investigation, the names of those involved are not being released.

As we continue our investigation, we welcome any information that would help us with our investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 209-521-4636 or download the P3 app. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.”

More to come on this story as it develops.

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