Modesto woman is expected to survive robbery shooting behind bar in downtown Turlock

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A Modesto woman is expected to survive a gunshot suffered when she was robbed early Sunday in the parking lot behind Staley’s Club on the 400 block of East Main Street, according to Turlock police.

Patterson resident Steven Sawyer has been arrested in the crime, and police are following leads on an additional possible suspect or suspects, the Police Department said in a news release Monday morning.

Multiple callers reported the crime about 1:50 a.m. Sunday. Officers arriving on scene stopped a vehicle they saw leaving the area and arrested 29-year-old Sawyer, who was driving.

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