One Person Killed in Modesto Park Shooting

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MODESTO — Police were on scene of a shooting at Mellis Park in West Modesto, where one person was shot and killed just before noon Saturday.

Officer Heather Graves with the Modesto Police Department reports a man and the suspect were in an altercation, which led to the fatal shooting.

The suspect drove away from the scene in a van before officers could arrive on scene around 11:30 a.m.

The victim, who has not been identified, was found in the park’s parking lot and later died at a local hospital, according to Graves.

 

Stay with FOX40 News for more updates as the investigation continues.