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Lodi’s third homicide of 2021 still under investigation

In the early morning of June 13th, a 25-year-old male was shot and killed in a neighborhood on Lodi’s east side. This is the third homicide of 2021 in the City of Lodi.

On June 13, 2021 around 1:32 am, Lodi Police Officers responded to a reported shooting at the 200 Block of N. Central Avenue. When officers arrived on the scene, they located a 25-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body.

This is all according to a news post from the Lodi Police Department Facebook Page. Click here to read the full statement.

While officers attempted to perform life saving measures until medics arrived, the victim did not survive and was pronounced dead on the scene. The identity of the victim still has not been released.

The case is still open at this time. The Lodi Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding the investigation to contact LPD at (209) 333-6727 or Detective Hitchcock at (209) 333-6871. You may also contact the Lodi Area Crime Stoppers at 209-369-2746 to remain anonymous (please reference LPD Case#21-3768).

The shooting that took place on June 13th was Lodi’s third homicide of the year. The first had occurred on February 26th when 29-year-old Cenobio Gallehos was shot and killed at the 400 block of E. Pine Street. A suspect in connection to that case has been arrested. The second homicide occurred on March 23rd when 35-year-old Aroldo Cubias was shot and killed at the 100 block of Cherokee Ln. Mr. Cubias’ case is still open. Just as before, The Lodi Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding the case to contact LPD at (209) 333-6727 or Detective Hitchcock at (209) 333-6871. You may also contact the Lodi Area Crime Stoppers at 209-369-2746 to remain anonymous (please reference LPD Case#21-1798).

Hector Madrigal

Hector Madrigal is the founder of The Grape Vine. He strives to bring unbiased news and information to the people free of charge. Based in Lodi, Hector will be reporting on Lodi news first and foremost.

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