A 29-year-old man was gunned down just off of West Yosemite Avenue Friday morning and later succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital.
Disean Victor, identified by the Manteca Police Department as a Manteca resident, was discovered by Manteca Police shortly after 8 a.m. Friday morning on the 100 block of Trevino Avenue. When officers were dispatched to the area, they found Victor suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and performed lifesaving measures until EMS personnel arrived.
Victor was transported to an area where hospital where he later died.
While the Manteca Police said the shooting “appears not to be random,” no additional information about the motive or potential suspects are being released at this time.
Victor’s death sent shockwaves through the world of social media who identified him as up-and-coming Stockton rapper Young Slo-Be – who had recently found success in the underground music scene. According to Pitchfork, an independent music publication, Young Slo-Be’s song “I Love You” – which featured a sample from Mariah Carey’s “Circles” – has been used in 19,000 TikTok videos to date.
Anybody with information about the incident is encouraged to contact Detective Garret Morrison, who can be reached by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or Detective Russ Smith, who can be reached by emailing email@example.com. Either detective ca be reached by calling the Manteca Police Department dispatch line at 209.456.8101.
To contact Bulletin reporter Jason Campbell email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 209.249.3544.