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Monday, September 7, 2020


On Monday, September 7, 2020, at approximately 4:15 a.m., Turlock Police Dispatch received multiple calls reporting gunfire at a hotel in the 200 block of N. Tully Rd. Officers responded to the scene and located a Hispanic male who had suffered a single gunshot wound. That male was transported to a local area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries during surgery.

A second unharmed male was located on scene who was detained and brought in for questioning. He has been identified as twenty year old Ceres resident, Miguel Saldate, and was ultimately arrested and booked for attempt homicide and various other felony charges.

The Investigations Unit and the Major Accident Investigations Team (MAIT) were called out to assist with the investigation and process the crime scene.

This homicide may be gang related, however, it is still early in the investigation. Detectives are actively working on leads. The victim has not been positively identified this time.

Turlock Police Detectives ask that anyone with information, to call Detective Timothy Redd at (209) 664-7325. 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 Sergeant Michael Parmley.

Any media requests should contact:
Sergeant Michael Parmley
Office of Professional Standards
Turlock Police Department
Office phone - (209) 664-7345
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