Incident

1-11-2018 California Modesto 2-1

Location

January 11, 2018

1300 block of River Valley Cir
Modesto, California
Geolocation: 37.6111, -120.947

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Lydia Nicholson
  • Age: 68
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Loren Nicholson
  • Age: 81
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Name: Matthew Nicholson
  • Age: 28
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Defensive Use
  • Defensive Use - WITHOUT a gun
  • Domestic Violence

Notes

suspect shot his mother after argument over video game; tried to shoot father too, but gun jammed, father grabbed, emptied it; 37.611130, -120.946597 ;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 10
State Senate District: 12
State House District: 21