On Friday, May 26th, 2023, at 8:54 pm, the Turlock Police Department was dispatched to a reported shooting that had just occurred at the intersection of W Main St and N Beech St, Turlock.
When officers arrived in the area, they contacted the victim at her nearby residence. The victim stated that as she was driving through the intersection, three juveniles ran to the northwest corner of it and began firing shots at her vehicle, which contained her and her three-year-old child. The victim was unsure as to where the juveniles ran to after the shooting, however, was able to give other good information and is cooperating with the investigation.
Back at the scene, officers located numerous shell casings from handguns of two different calibers, indicating that there were at least two different shooters using two different guns, aligning with the victim’s description of events.
The shell casings were examined, collected, and booked into evidence.
Officers contacted several juveniles at a residence in the 100 block of N Beech St, however, they were uncooperative and refused to identify themselves.
The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information that could assist in it is encouraged to call Officer Philip Kauffman at 209-656-3155.