Early this morning at 4:05 am on the 3000 block of Monte Diablo Avenue bear Louis Park, a person shot and killed. Police officers arrived shortly after and homicide detectives were called out. SPD has no motive or releasable suspect information to report as of this time. This marks the 17th homicide in the city this year. At the end of April, Stockton has seen a 44.4% increase in homicides compared to the year prior.
In a statement they remind the public:
“The Stockton Police Department is encouraging people to call if they have information pertaining to this investigation. Callers are asked to call the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377, the Investigation Unit at (209) 937-8323, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600. Callers can remain anonymous.
People 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 StocktonPD.org. 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 $10,000.00”.