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Lorenzo Lopez is one of the victims police have identified among those murdered in a string of killings in Stockton since early July.
Lorenzo Lopez was 54 years old.
DETAIL OF INCIDENCE:
Police have “located a person of interest” whom they believe has killed five men in the Northern California community of Stockton.
On Friday, Stockton Police Chief Stanley McFadden confirmed that investigators had narrowed the investigation to one suspect, who is allegedly responsible for the deaths of the men between July 8 and Sept. 27.
“These homicides occurred in the evening or early morning hours and our victims were alone,” McFadden said in a post on Facebook.
The fatal shooting incidents include that of a 35-year-old man at 12:31 a.m. on July 8, a 43-year-old man at 9:49 p.m. on Aug. 11, a 21-year-old man at 6:41 a.m. on Aug. 30, a 52-year-old man at 4:27 a.m. on Sept. 21 and a 54-year-old man at 1:53 a.m. on Sept. 27.
While the department has not officially identified any men, according to ABC News, two victims’ family members have stepped forward with their names.
“He was just a person who was out here at the wrong place at the wrong time at the wrong circumstance,” Jerry Lopez told KXTV about his brother, Lorenzo Lopez.
“It’s hard to process that this has happened. I mean, I and my brother have been like twins. We were a year apart so we were pretty close,” he added.
Paul Alexander Yaw, 35, was killed on July 8 in the 5600 block of Kermit Lane, his mother, Greta Bogrow confirmed to ABC News.
“He was a good boy who grew into a good man with a big heart. He will always live on in our hearts. According to ABC News, he was always there for you if you needed him,” the family said.
They added, “He was a son, brother, father, grandson, nephew and cousin. I still can’t believe he’s not coming back. I hope this helps to catch the person(s) responsible.”
The Stockton Police Department is offering a $75,000 reward (in addition to Crime Stoppers’ $10,000 premium) for anyone with information that leads to an arrest in the investigation.
Stockton police have also opened a tip line for anyone with information. The phone number is 209-937-8167, and information can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.