Woman shot during robbery behind bar

Woman shot during robbery behind bar
Photo: Steven Sawyer

TURLOCK – Early on the morning of December 15th a shooting occurred behind a business in the 400 block of E. Main Street.

The 1:50 am incident involved a female victim and a male suspect. Responding officers encountered both individuals upon arriving at the scene.

29-year-old Patterson resident Steven Sawyer was attempted to drive away from the area but did was ultimately detained via a vehicle stop made by officers.

The continuing investigation determined that a robbery had occurred, during which the female was shot.

The Turlock Police Department concludes, “Steven Sawyer was booked into the Stanislaus County jail for robbery, possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle, and possession of a stolen firearm.”

The woman was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Woman shot during robbery behind bar was last modified: January 6th, 2020 by admin
Categories: Stanislaus
Tags: robbery, shooting