TURLOCK - Police investigated a fatal shooting Monday afternoon, after authorities say a man attempted to break into a home.
At about 1:01pm, police responded to the residence on Thor Avenue. There they found a man who was suffering life threatening gunshot wounds, and began performing CPR until medics could arrive. He was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.
Detectives investigating the incident believe the man had broken into the home where the shooting took place and was confronted by the homeowner who opened fire. Police say it was the homeowner who called 911 and cooperated with investigators.
Authorities say the identity of the man who was shot was unknown, and the investigation continues.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Detective Jason Tosta at (209) 664-7324, or Crime Stoppers where callers can remain anonymous at (209) 521-4636.