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Modesto Police Department News Release

For Immediate Release

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Release Date: Friday, July 5, 2013, 12:00:00 AM

4th of July Shooting Leaves One Dead


Release Date: July 5, 2013 

Modesto Police Department

Media Relations

Office of the Chief of Police

600 10th Street, Modesto, Ca. 95354

Author: Sergeant Rick Applegate


4th of July Shooting Leaves One Dead


Modesto, CA- Detectives are asking for your help with information to a shooting that occurred just before midnight last night, leaving one person dead.


At about 11:58 p.m., 911 dispatchers received several calls of gunshots being fired in the area of Colorado Avenue and Pelton Avenue.  When officers arrived they found 21 year-old, Teresa Provencio of Modesto, with a fatal gunshot wound.  Witnesses reported the gunshots were being fired from a 90’s model compact vehicle that was light in color. 


Investigators are asking anyone with information about this murder to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.  Tipsters can also text information to Crime Stoppers by sending a text message to 274637.  Just type “TIP704” along