STOCKTON — Police are investigating a homicide after a 21-year-old was shot and found inside of a Stockton garage early Sunday morning.
The man died after being transported to a local hospital.
Stockton officers arrived at Keyser Drive around 5:03 a.m. in response to a reported shooting and found the 21-year-old in a home’s garage.
Neighbors in the area told FOX40 that there were a lot of cars in the neighborhood around 8 p.m. Saturday night for what they believe was a party. They also said the residence where the man was discovered is known to throw a lot of parties with young adults in attendance. Red solo cups on a table and a party balloon could be seen inside of the garage.
Evidence technicians were investigating a car at the scene as several evidence markers were scattered about the street.
“It did occur in a residential neighborhood, we know that there were probably people that were outside when this shooting occurred and we’re asking for the community to do the right thing if they saw any suspicious people or any suspicious vehicle to please get that information to our investigators,” said Officer Joe Silva with the Stockton Police Department.
The Stockton Police Department could not report the incidents leading up to the shooting or any information regarding a suspect.
If you have any information on the fatal shooting you are encouraged to call Stockton Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600.
Stay with FOX40 News and FOX40.com for more information as officials continue their investigation.