By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Clues sought in homicide
Placeholder Image

Detectives are asking for the public's help in an investigation of a south Modesto homicide that occurred on Sunday.

At approximately 5:15 p.m., Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputies responded to the 300 block of Olivero Road in south Modesto for a report of gunshots. Deputies found Oscar Nunez, 36, of Delhi, shot and mortally wounded in a small field between residences. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses stated they had heard several gun shots approximately 45 minutes to an hour before deputies were called. Although Nunez is from Delhi he had frequented the area where he was shot.

No arrest has been made at this time. Detectives are following up on all leads and are asking anyone with information in this case to contact Detective Lloyd MacKinnon at 209-525-7032.

Those with tips may leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at 521-4636 or by e-mailing tips through Tips may also be texted to CRIMES (274637) by typing "Tip704" plus the message to be eligible for a cash reward.