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Man Shot in Head in Modesto

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A man is on life support after being shot in the head Thursday afternoon.

Witnesses in the neighborhood reported hearing between five and 10 gunshots. Police say at least one bullet struck the man in the head.

Investigators say the neighborhood, along Maple Street in west Modesto, has seen a rise in violence.

Several people were seen leaving the area just after the shooting. Officers hope neighbors will have home surveillance footage available and hope anyone with information will come forward.