STOCKTON - Firefighters battled a massive structure fire Sunday morning near downtown Stockton.
The three alarm fire summoned multiple fire crews to the scene near the 1000 block of East Oak Street. Early reports indicate there were multiple structures on fire and people trapped.
We will post further updates as they become available.
MANTECA - Highway 99 was closed late Wednesday morning as authorities investigated an officer involved shooting.
The incident took place near Lathrop Road, closing down northbound traffic. Reports indicate the highway was backed up well into Ripon.
Early indications suggest the shooting involved a man with a knife.
Further details will be posted when they become available.
NEWMAN - Authorities investigated an officer involved shooting in Newman Wednesday morning.
An officer called out shots fired over dispatch during an investigation on the 400 block of Bobolink Court Wednesday. One person was reported down, no injuries reported to the officer.
Medics were called for the person shot, as well as a woman with stab wounds. An air ambulance was dispatched to the scene. Sheriff Deputies also responded to assist with securing the scene.
At time of publication, CPR was being performed on at least one person. Further updates will be posted as they become available.
MODESTO - Authorities are investigating the death of a man who allegedly forced his way into his estranged wife's home armed with a gun Saturday afternoon.
Police say the incident occurred at a home on the 4100 block of Alexandra Court Saturday. Authorities began receiving 911 calls at about 4:00pm when a 53 year old man identified as Rick Foreman, reportedly forced his way into the home where his estranged wife and other family members lived.
Police say Foreman was armed with a gun and confronted a family member. During the altercation, Foreman fired the gun and began to struggle with the family member who attempted to disarm him. Several more shots were fired, however no one in the home was struck.
As Foreman was subdued and emergency personnel arrived, he lost consciousness. Life saving measures were performed but Foreman died at the scene.
Police say the investigation is ongoing and they are still working to determine the events that led up to Saturday's disturbance. No arrests have been made in the case.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.
MODESTO - Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire late Sunday morning that caused damage to a home.
The fire was dispatched shortly after 10:30am at a home on the 2200 block of Jason Way. Early reports indicate the fire may have started in the kitchen area of the residence.
The majority of the fire was knocked down in about twenty minutes. One person may have suffered smoke inhalation.
At time of publication, a cause and damage estimate were not available.
STOCKTON - Authorities investigated a two alarm fire Monday that left one person dead and several residents of an apartment building displaced.
The fire happened at the building at the intersection of Hunter and Miner at about 7:00am. Firefighters arrived and found several residents hanging out of the second floor windows. In total about 14 occupants were rescued, one died as a result of the fire.
Officials note that the incident is suspicious in nature, indicating that the fire had several starting points, including the stairwell. Police and arson investigators worked closely together to determine the nature of the blaze.
STOCKTON - Authorities are investigating a fire after the discovery of a body in the blaze Monday morning.
The fire was dispatched to a building near the area of Lindsay and Miner Streets at about 7:00am. The fire reached at least two alarms with injuries reported and at least one fatality.
The Stockton Police Department has classified the fatal fire as a suspicious death investigation.
More details will be posted when they become available.