CERES (CBS13) — A Ceres man has been arrested after a woman died after being shot Thursday night.
Ceres police say they responded to the 3900 block of Suncrest Drive a little after 9 p.m. to investigate a reported shooting. At the scene, a 29-year-old woman with gunshot wounds was found on the ground next to a driveway.READ MORE: Family Of Fallen Stockton Officer Jimmy Inn Share Their Memories
Daniel Garcia, a 29-year-old Ceres man, was kneeling next to the woman when officers arrived.Man Accused Of Stealing Sailboat And Getting It Stuck Under Tower Bridge
Officers started CPR on the woman and detained Garcia. Medics soon took over and rushed the woman to the hospital, but she was later pronounced dead.
Investigators say a small-caliber pistol was found near the woman. Garcia and the woman have children together, but the status of their relationship leading up to the incident is unclear.MORE NEWS: Cell Phone Video Captures Hero Saving 8-Year-Old During Shooting That Killed Stockton Officer
Exactly what led to the shooting is also still under investigation, but Garcia has been booked into jail and is facing a charge of homicide.