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Breaking News: Gunfire Erupts Near Fresno City Hall

Investigation Underway As Gang War Rages

Fresno Police are on the scene of a shooting in downtown Fresno.  It's happening right now at Mariposa and "S" streets.  Police say two cars were chasing each other and shots were fired. So far Police have not been able to locate any victims.  
The latest shooting comes after a ten hour wave of violence Thursday night and Friday morning that left six shot, with one dead.  There are covered shell casings near the scene of the investigation, and workers nearby say they heard at least ten shots.
Police say a black compact car was involved. Police say they found a silver sedan nearby.  A silver sedan was involved in a running gun battle with a black Mercedes that broke out early this Morning at Blackstone and Garland.  It has not been established that this is the sedan involved in that shootout. The siliver sedan is located at Mariposa and Fulton streets has damage from gunfire and is believed to have been involved in this shooting incident.  One person who is at the scene being questioned by Police is reportedly not cooperating.  The Fresno Police Department says many of their units will be carrying two officers tonight as a precaution, and 75 additional officers have been called up for duty this weekend to try to quell potential violence.  Stay with Eyewitness News as we continue to monitor this situation.


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