Lodi PD: Man shot in the head in Lodi dies, suspect arrested

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The Latest (Tuesday, March 2):

Lodi police say the man who was shot in the head Friday has died from his wounds. His identity has not been released.

Detectives were able to identify the suspect as 24-year-old Alejandro Duran.

Around 6:45 p.m. Monday, Lodi police and a SWAT team took Duran into custody on East Elm Street.

He was arrested on suspicion of murder and booked into the San Joaquin County Jail without bail.

Original story below:

LODI, Calif. (KTXL) — A man is in critical condition after being shot in the head in Lodi Friday afternoon.

Lodi police said the shooting happened on East Pine Street near South Central Avenue around 3:06 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a 29-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his head.

He was taken to a local hospital for treatment and is in critical condition.

No additional details about the shooting were released.

The invesigation is ongoing.

Police are asking for anyone with information or anyone who was driving by at the time of the shooting to contact the Lodi Police Department at 209-333-6727 or Detective Blythe at 209-333-5545. Callers may also contact the Lodi Area Crime Stoppers at 209-369-2746 to remain anonymous. Please reference LPD Case #21-1289.

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