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This afternoon there was an officer involved shooting in the West Side area of Modesto, California on Vernon Ave. near Paradise Rd.
Modesto News .org went to the scene in order to bring you this footage along with the information available at this early time in the investigation.
The Modesto Police Department has not released many details yet however, we are able to confirm that the shooting somehow involved an officer with the Modesto Police Department and a 19 year old male. The male who had been shot was alert and conscious when he was transported from the scene by ambulance. He had been shot once with a 45 caliber bullet.
Several men were taken into custody and transported from the scene in police cars. No information regarding arrests or detainments has been released at this time.
The shooting took place in the jurisdiction of the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department however, the officer involved is a Modesto Police Officer. Officials from both agencies responded to the scene.
We will update you when more information is released regarding this developing situation.
Update: Modesto P.D. just posted to their facebook page...
"Happening now, Modesto PD and Stanislaus County SO are investigating an officer involved shooting in the 1700 block of Vernon Ave. One Modesto PD Officer was involved in the shooting and he was not injured during the incident. The suspect is a 19 yr old Modesto Resident and his wound is non life threatening. The suspects gun was located at the scene."
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