A 24-year-old man was transported to the hospital after being shot at a Stockton park Friday morning, according to police.
The individual was wounded at Louis Park which is west of Interstate 5 at Occidental and Monte Diablo avenues. Stockton Police Department spokesperson Officer Joe Silva said the victim died of his injuries at the hospital.
A handgun was located near the victim, Silva said. It wasn't known if it was used in the shooting.
Investigators learned there was a confrontation between two groups of people at the park prior to the shooting. After the gunfire, several individuals ran into the nearby neighborhood on foot.
No one is in custody. Silva said detectives didn't know if the incident is connected to gangs.
The shooting call came in to dispatchers at 10:17 a.m.