Stockton police investigating shooting as potential hate crime, 1 injured

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Stockton police are investigating a potential hate crime. (Courtesy Stockton police)

STOCKTON, CALIF. (KTXL) — Stockton police are investigating a Friday night shooting that injured one person as a potential hate crime. 

The shooting happened on Pacific Avenue near Rivera Road around 11:30 p.m.

Police said officers responded to the area and found a 45-year-old man with several gunshot wounds. 

The man’s injuries appeared to not be life-threatening and he was taken to a hospital, Stockton police reported. 

On Monday, police posted a surveillance image tied to the shooting showing someone standing next to a pickup truck and holding what appears to be a gun.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Stockton Police Department at 209-937-8377 or investigators at 209-937-8323. 

This is a developing story. 

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