MODESTO - Police are investigating the shooting death of a woman, after she was found down near a roadway Monday night.
Police responded at about 9:30pm for a report of a person down near the intersection of Carpenter Road and California Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a 62 year old woman down on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds. Medics arrived and transported her to the hospital where she later died.
Investigators are working to determine what led up to the shooting, however no suspect information or motive has developed. Authorities encourage anyone with information regarding this case to contact the Crime Stopper tip line at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.