Gunshot Grazes Head, Shooter and Driver Arrested

TURLOCK  –  One man is fortunate to be alive and another man is in jail after a dispute on Saturday led to a nearly fatal gunshot. Around 7:30 pm Jose Coria got into an argument with someone and left the area, apparently with the disagreement unsettled.

Jose Coria

He returned later as a passenger in a vehicle and resumed the fight.  This time Coria fired a shot at the victim with a bullet that grazed his head.  Coria rode off from the scene of the crime. Police  spotted him getting into a car at the corner of North First Street and Orchard Street and arrested him.

Coria is being charged with attempted homicide.  In addition the driver of the vehicle, 20-year-old Linzey Pacheco, was charged with destruction of evidence and possession of narcotics.

Linzey Pacheco

The victim was treated at the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries and released.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Turlock Crime Stoppers at 209-521-4636.

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