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Victim faces life-threatening injuries in Stockton shooting


Stockton police responded to a robbery and shooting at the 3700 block of East Hammer Lane on Tuesday night.

No information has been released about possible suspects, but police said a victim was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

Police have not made a connection between this shooting and the shootings that happened on Monday where nine people were shot in five separate incidents.



This story will be updated as more information is released.


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Stockton police investigate 5 separate shooting incidents with 9 injuries


Stockton police continue to investigate five shooting incidents where a total of nine people were hit by gunfire. Although officers have not said all the incidents are related, they did say preliminary investigations reveal the shootings "are not random shootings and some appear likely to be on going group or gang conflicts."

One victim was shot near the intersection of 8th and Lincoln streets around 8:30 Monday night. A 46-year-old woman was driving home with her teenage daughter when a suspect vehicle pulled alongside her and started shooting. The woman was hit once by gunfire, and treated for her wound. Her daughter was not hit.

About 15 minutes later, officers found a man with a gunshot wound along Spring Street, and a second victim who had been dropped off at an area hospital.

Police: 5 shootings in Stockton Monday were not random


In less than two hours Monday night in Stockton, nine people were shot in five separate shootings.

Investigators determined the shootings were not random and some were ongoing group or gang-related incidents, according to Stockton Police Department spokesperson Officer Joe Silva.

At least two of the incidents were drive-by shootings. Silva said all of those injured were expected to survive.

Stockton police investigate brick beating and machete stabbing


Stockton police are investigating two different assaults that happened Sunday night. One involved a machete and another involved a brick, according to the Stockton police log.

The brick assault happened at 6:45 p.m. near Dr. M.L.K Boulevard and Center Street. According to police, a man was in the area when two suspects got out of their car and asked him if he was a "southerner."

The victim told police that the suspects were "Vicki's Town" and that the suspects went on to beat him with bricks and rocks. The two suspects fled in a silver Mercedes with the license plate SYFK778.

Suspect one was described as a Hispanic man in his 30s, about 5 feet 7 inches tall with tattoos covering his chest. He was skinny, had no shirt on and wore orange shorts, according to Stockton police.

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Stockton Police Chief: This is the most difficult and challenging time for law enforcement


ID=27887401In a candid interview, Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones discussed what it's like to wear a police badge in today's society and the importance of breaking down the barrier between officers and their community members.

"I will say this is probably the most difficult and challenging time of law enforcement I've seen in my over two decades," said Jones. "It just shows all the more importance why we have to really work on building and maintaining community trust."

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Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Stockton


A woman died of her injuries Friday night after she was hit by a vehicle in Stockton,

Stockton Police Department posted on their Facebook page.

The accident happened at 6:58 p.m. near Charter Way and Argonaut Street. The woman had been taken to a local hospital, but four hours later she died, the department said.

The driver cooperated with officers and it did not appear that alcohol was a factor, the department said in the post. The victim's name was not released.