Release Date: March 28, 2014
Modesto Police Department
Media Relations Unit
Office of the Chief of Police
600 10th Street, Modesto, CA 95354
Author: Sgt. Ivan Valencia
Modesto, CA – Modesto Police detectives continue to review surveillance footage taken from the armadillo. The attached screenshot captures the victim, Jose Anthony Cordova, as he is riding his bicycle past the armadillo just minutes before the shooting.
Based on video footage the suspect vehicle is believed to be a dark colored minivan similar to a Dodge Caravan. A stock photograph of a Dodge Caravan is included in this press release.
Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this homicide to please 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.