Deputies Searching for Armed Homicide Suspect in Turlock

(Credit: San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office)

STANISLAUS COUNTY — Stanislaus County deputies are searching for an armed homicide suspect in Turlock who fled a crash in the area of East Keyes and Berkeley roads.

The suspect has been identified by the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office as 32-year-old Alejandro Ruvacalba.

Alejandro Ruvacalba, 32 (Credit: San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office)

Sheriff’s officials in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties say Ruvacalba is wanted in connection to a deadly Wednesday night shooting on Waterloo Road in Stockton. A man was found dead in the area after he was wounded by gunfire.

Thursday morning, as citizens ran up to help him after the crash, Ruvacalba told them he had a gun then ran.

He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and 155 pounds. He has black hair that is styled in a long ponytail and is missing an eye. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a gray sweatshirt and dark pants.

Authorities said he is armed with a handgun and dangerous.

Anyone who sees the suspect is asked to call 911.

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