Stanislaus County Detectives Investigating Double Homicide

STANISLAUS COUNTY --  Authorities in Stanislaus County are investigating a homicide that left two women dead in Newman.

The incident happened around 10:40 p.m. Friday in a remote area near Orestimba and Bell roads and Interstate 5.

When authorities arrived they discovered two women who had been shot in an apparent drive-by shooting. One of the women was shot in the face.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The women have been identified as 29-year-old Lisa Herger of Patterson and 27-year-old Tiffany Herrera of Newman.

Anthony Bejaran with the sheriff's department reports they have information on the person who made the 911 call about the shooting. They are not releasing that information to the public at this time.

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