Two dead, one injured following family dispute in Modesto

MODESTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office said a man and woman are dead and a third person sustained life-threatening injuries following a family dispute in Modesto early Thursday morning.

The sheriff’s office said deputies responding to a report of someone shot just after 5 am initially believed that a family member had barricaded themselves inside a residence on Inyo Avenue. SWAT and negotiation teams also responded to the scene and nearby homes were evacuated.

Upon entering the house, authorities discovered two bodies.

The sheriff’s office said the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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