Deputies Seek Person of Interest in Shooting Death

Kraig Palacio

Stanislaus County deputies are seeking Kraig Palacio.

MODESTO-

Investigators are looking for a person of interest after a man is found dead in a front yard.

Thursday night, a man was found in a yard along Mono Drive in Modesto.

The victim has not been identified at this time, and an autopsy is planned for over the weekend. However, detectives with Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department are looking to talk to 20-year-old Kraig Palacio.

Palacio is being called a person of interest, no word on how he knew the victim.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call Stanislaus County deputies at (209) 5257100. You can also leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Tipsters can also e-mail tips at http://www.modestopolice.com/CrimeStoppers, or text them to CRIMES (274637) by typing “Tip704″ plus the message and be eligible for a cash reward