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Stockton Sees its First Homicide of the Year


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After a reported shooting early Sunday morning, Stockton has seen its first homicide of 2013.

Officers showed up near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Lincoln Street just before 2:30 a.m. after getting a report of a person shot.

At the scene, officers found that a 34-year-old man had been shot. He was taken to a local hospital, but later died of his injuries.

Stockton saw a record 71 homicides in 2012.

Authorities ask anyone with information to call Stockton Police at (209) 937-8377.

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