TURLOCK (CBS13) — A 21-year-old from Ceres is wanted in an attempted murder case after reportedly shooting at a victim who was attempting to drive away in Turlock.
Police say the incident happened on the morning of Friday, March 8 when a male victim and his female associate arrived at a house on South First Street. Shortly after, Thomas McAbee and Luiz Martinez, both 21-years-old, arrived at the residence and challenged the victim to a fight.READ MORE: Monday's Show Info. (7/4/22)
When the victim began to leave the parking lot, McAbee and Martinez reportedly fired a gun at the victim.
Police believe the motive for the shooting is due to the victim’s gang member status.READ MORE: Fire Damages Commercial Structure In Arden-Arcade
Martinez was arrested on March 12 for attempted murder. He was booked in the Stanislaus County Jail with additional allegations of participation in a criminal street gang and the use of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
McAbee has not yet been located. He should be considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, call 911.MORE NEWS: Father Drowns In Lake Berryessa While Trying To Save Son
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Detective Paul Inderbitzen at (209) 668-5550 ext. 6751. You can also contact the Turlock Police Department’s Tip Line at (209) 668-5550 ext. 6780 or email at email@example.com, if you wish to remain anonymous.