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Modesto Police Department
Thursday October 21st, 2010 :: 03:23 p.m. PDT

Homicide Suspect Identified in yesterday’s fatal shooting in West Modesto.

Modesto Police Department

Media Relations

Office of the Chief of Police

600 10th Street, Modesto, Ca. 95354

Author: Sergeant Rick P. Armendariz

Modesto, CA- Modesto Police homicide detectives have been continuing to follow-up on yesterday’s fatal shooting in West Modesto. Investigators have identified the shooting victim and the location of the crime scene.

On Wednesday October 20th, at about 9:22 p.m., medical personnel and law enforcement officers were called to the Burbank-Paradise Fire Department, located at 1313 Beverly Drive in west Modesto, for a shooting victim. The male victim was taken to the fire station by a citizen. The victim suffered from multiple gunshot wounds and paramedics transported the victim to a nearby hospital, where he died.

The victim in this case has been identified as Douglas Corpeno, a 29-year-old Stockton resident. Through investigation, detectives discovered the scene of the shooting inside a residence in the 1700 block of Rouse Avenue, in west Modesto. Investigators have processed the crime scene and are continuing to follow-up on leads and attempting to identify the shooter(s). At this point, investigators have little suspect information.

Police ask anyone who may have information regarding this incident to please call Detective Jim Munoz at (209) 342-9131 or 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 your message.

For information about this news release, contact police spokesman Sergeant Rick Armendariz at (209) 652-1820.

Modesto Police Department
600 10th St
Modesto, CA 95354

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-572-9500

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