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Tuesday, December 21, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Second Suspect Arrested in Officer Involved Shooting

Turlock, California. – On Thursday, December 16, 2021, an officer involved shooting occurred in the 600 block of High Street in Turlock. Initially, two individuals were located and taken into custody, but evidence available at the time resulted in one subject being released.

During the course of the investigation, evidence was located that identified Alexander Arroyo, 21 years, of Turlock, as also being involved in the shooting. Today, December 21, 2021, he was taken into custody at the Turlock Police Department without incident. Alexander Arroyo will be booked on two counts of attempted murder.

The Turlock Police Department asks that anyone with information regarding this incident, to call Detective Brandon Bertram at (209) 664-7323. You can also contact the Turlock Police Department’s Tip Line at (209) 668-5550 extension 6780 or email at

The Turlock Police Department is an active participant in the Crime Stoppers Program. Callers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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This information is being released by Turlock Police Department Lieutenant Neil Cervenka.

Any media requests should contact:
Lt. Neil Cervenka
Turlock Police Department
Office phone - (209) 668-6506
Email –

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