Woman dead in Modesto drive-by shooting

Police-lightsMODESTO, CA – A drive-by shooting in Modesto has left one woman dead.

According to the Modesto Police Department, just before midnight Thursday dispatchers received numerous calls of shots fired in the area of Colorado and Pelton Avenue.

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When officers arrived they found 21 year-old Teresa Provencio of Modesto with a fatal gunshot wound.

According to witnesses, a light colored, 90’s model compact vehicle drove by and started firing a weapon from inside the car.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this murder to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.  Tipsters can also text information to Crime Stoppers by sending a text message to 274637.  Just type “TIP704” along with the tip.


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