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Lockeford man found dead in Stockton park

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A Lockeford man was shot to death while sitting in a parking lot at a Stockton park late Friday night, according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office.

Joshua Earl Craig, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene according to a sheriff’s report. He was found in a Dodge van in the northeast corner of East Side Park, East Marsh Street and South Del Mar Avenue, Stockton.

Deputies were called after a loud crash and gunfire were heard at 11:45 p.m. on Friday, according to Sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Les Garcia.

Craig was declared dead after life-saving measures were administered by deputies, firefighters and ambulance workers, Garcia said.

Sheriff’s detectives have little information on who shot Craig, Garcia said. Anyone with information about the shooting may call the Sheriff’s Office at 209-468-4400. To remain anonymous, text the word SJSO to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by your tip.

Contact reporter Ross Farrow at rossf@lodinews.com.

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