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Police: Teenager, 17, Shot Dead In Stockton

STOCKTON (CBS13) — A teenager is dead after being shot multiple times in Stockton early Sunday, authorities said.

The Stockton Police Department said they received reports of shooting at around 2:20 a.m. in the area of Rose Street and Queen Avenue.

Rafael Chavez, 17, was located suffering from gunshot wounds and was later pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Stockton PD said there is no suspect or motive information at the moment.

Anyone with information relevant to the shooting is asked to contact Stockton Crime Stoppers at 209-946-0600.

The Stockton Unified School District said Chavez was a former student in the district and released the following statement.

"We were saddened to learn of the death of one of our former Stockton Unified students. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to his family. Many current students have and will be affected by this news. We will have additional support on campus next week, should our students need support dealing with this tragic loss."

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