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Woman killed in early morning shooting north of Modesto, deputies say

Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputies said they arrested Alfonso Cervantes, 44 of Turlock, on a homicide charge.
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STANISLAUS COUNTY, Calif. — A woman died after a shooting just north of Modesto early Sunday morning.

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department said the shooting happened near McHenry Avenue, north of Stewart Road, around 2:50 a.m.

Arriving deputies said they found a woman who was dead at the scene.

After detectives were called in to investigate, the sheriff's department arrested Alfonso Cervantes, 44 of Turlock, on a homicide charge.

Anyone with information on the killing can contact Detective Hickman at 209-525-7042.

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