CERES (CBS13) – One person is recovering in the hospital after being shot in Ceres on Thursday morning.

At around 4:11 a.m. Ceres police officers were reportedly called out to the 2300 block of Moffet Road after someone had been shot. When officers arrived, they found the victim in the backyard of a residence, according to a police statement.

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The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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Police haven’t said what may have led up to the shooting.

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Police detectives are now investigating and ask anyone with information pertinent to the case to contact Detective Berlier at (209) 538-5616.