WESTLEY — Stanislaus County sheriff's detectives on Thursday were looking for information and anyone involved in the Wednesday night shooting death of a Newman man found wounded in a small residential neighborhood just west of Highway 33.
Sheriff's deputies performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on 21-year-old Anthony Bueno until medics arrived. Shortly after, Bueno was pronounced dead at the scene.
The shooting was reported about 8 p.m. at Livingston Circle and Griscott Way, just north of Howard Road. Several people called to report that someone had been shot in the area.
Deputies responded to the scene and found Bueno with gunshot wounds, lying on the ground in a grassy vacant lot near the sidewalk, said deputy Andrew Winter, a sheriff's spokesman.
Several witnesses came forward and spoke to detectives as the investigators spent much of the night at the scene searching for evidence.
Detectives had not made any arrests or identified any suspects as of Thursday night.
Sheriff's officials ask anyone with information about this shooting to call Detective Darwin Hatfield at 525-7100 or Crime Stoppers at 521-4636. Tipsters can e-mail tips through the Crime Stoppers Web site, www.stancrimetips.org, or text tips to CRIMES (274637) by typing "Tip704" plus a message. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward.
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