Breaking: Madera Police Investigate Double Shooting

Investigators with the Madera Police Department are on the scene of an apparent double shooting on 11th between "D" and "C" streets. They responded to the call just after 9:00  tonight.

The victims are reportedly a 17-year old male. Police say the incident began as a fist fight between two groups. Police say the gunmen are still on the loose.

Investigators say a group of 5 to 6 people were outside of a home fighting. The crowd dispersed, but a suspect returned and opened fire hitting the two victims. The teen was hit in the leg, the adult was hit in the shoulder.  Their conditions have not been released.

The gunman ran off.  Investigators say there were 4 children inside the home when the shooting took place. They were with their mother at the time shots rang out.  The children range in age from 18 months to 3 years old.

There is no description of the suspects involved, but it's believed he knew the victims. Police say it's too early to determine if the shootings are gang related.


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