(BCN) — Police have arrested a teenage boy in connection with the slaying of a 20-year-old woman in Stockton on Tuesday afternoon while another suspect remains at large. Officers were called shortly before 6 p.m. to the area of Albany and Astor drives on reports of a shooting.
At the scene, police found a woman who had been shot and was pronounced dead. After launching an investigation, detectives learned that the 16-year-old and another male suspect had met up with the victim and an 18-year-old woman.
Both suspects allegedly fired multiple gunshots at the two women, fatally striking the 20-year-old. Police said the second woman was uninjured in the shooting. The 16-year-old suspect was located near the scene with a gunshot wound and was taken to the hospital but is expected to survive. Police said it is unclear how the suspect suffered his injury.
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The second suspect in the shooting left the scene and has not been located, according to police. A description of him was not immediately available. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Stockton Police Department’s Investigation Division at (209) 937-8323 or Stockton Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600.
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