A body was found on the side of the road early Thursday morning in Stanislaus County near Grayson.
The Sheriff’s department is investigating 32-year-old Ernie Aguayo’s death as a homicide. Investigators say he was shot.
The person who found Aguayo’s body was driving down Laird Road near Grayson Road around 1 a.m. when he saw what he thought was a dead animal. When he got closer, investigators say the man realized it was a person and called 911.
Deputies haven’t made any arrests as of yet.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Callers can remain anonymous if they wish.