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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Police Investigate Sunday Night Homicide

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 Modesto, CA- A 37-year-old Modesto man is deceased following a Sunday night shooting that occurred in the 400 block of Donegal Drive in southeast Modesto.

At about 8:00 PM on Sunday, October 21, 2018, Officers responded to the southeast neighborhood and located James Chisum at the residence with a gunshot wound.  He was transported to a local hospital by paramedics and a short time later succumbed to his injuries.

The crime scene has been processed, but the investigation continues as Detectives review evidence and interview witnesses.  This investigation is in the beginning stages and at this point in time we believe this is an isolated incident.

If you have any information regarding this investigation, please contact Detective Letsinger at or call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.  Tipsters may also text information to Crime Stoppers at 274637.  Just type “TIP704” along with your message.

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