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Ewell’s Bar stabbing Death

Fresno Police responded to Ewell’s Bar near Chestnut and McKinley regarding a victim of a stabbing.
On Saturday, July 12, 2014, at 1:30am, Fresno Police responded to Ewell’s Bar at 4821 E. McKinley regarding a victim of a stabbing. Officers located 35 year old Omar Perez of Fresno suffering from stab wounds to his torso. Officers rendered first aid and CPR. Perez was transported to CRMC were he later died from his injuries.
Police learned the victim and the suspect began having an argument inside the business. This argument progressed to a physical fight outside the business. During the altercation, the victim was stabbed and the suspect fled the location on foot west through the parking lot and then north on Chestnut Avenue. Officers located a bloody knife in the driveway of a residence near Chestnut and University Avenues.
The suspect was described as an Hispanic male adult, mid 20’s, 5’7”, 150 lbs, medium complexion with possible acne scars.
Citizens with information can call Crime Stoppers at 498-STOP. As always, citizens who provide information will remain anonymous and may receive a reward of up to $1000.
This was the City’s 30th homicide for the year. This same time last year there were 22 homicides.
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