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Stockton police surround Lodi home with suspect inside


Officers are at a home in Lodi along East Kettleman Lane and Alpine Road Wednesday morning. They believe a man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting is inside.

Late Tuesday night, Jerry Lucero was shot and killed during an armed robbery at a Subway restaurant along East Hammer Lane.

Officers with Stockton and Lodi police, along with sheriff's deputies responded to the Lodi home, which is on a larger property. Officers have searched the property, it is not clear is the suspect is inside, or somewhere else on the property.

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BROKEN TOYS-30 Years in the Making Live at the Gallo Center July 18th

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