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Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department
Thursday September 29th, 2022 :: 10:37 a.m. PDT


Sheriff’s Office Detectives Investigating Overnight Homicide Near Modesto Airport

Modesto, CA -


Major Crimes Unit homicide detectives are currently investigating a late overnight homicide which took place near the Modesto Airport.


On Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 3:43 a.m., patrol deputies with the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the intersection of Mitchell Road and South Riverside Drive in unincorporated Modesto on the report of an assault with a deadly weapon shooting incident.  


Upon arrival, they located the victim of an apparent gunshot wound.  The adult male was transported to a local area hospital, where he unfortunately succumbed to those injuries.  


Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit responded to the crime scene and assumed control of the investigation.  We ask members of the public to contact Detective Blewett at 209-857-2264 should they have additional information to share.  


Callers can also choose to remain anonymous by submitting their tips to Stanislaus County Area Crime Stoppers at 209-521-4636.  


Tipsters can also submit tips at, or by using the mobile app “P3”, which may result in your eligibility for a cash reward.  We will make every effort to share additional information as it becomes available. 

Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department
250 Hackett Road
Modesto, CA 95358

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-567-4401

SGT T Luke Schwartz
Patrol Ops - SOC
[email protected]

Mitchell Rd & S Riverside Dr
Stanislaus County, CA 95354

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