1 dead, 1 injured in southwest Fresno shooting

Crime

FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) — Two people were shot in southwest Fresno early Thursday morning.

The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. near Lorena and Ivy avenues.

Police said they responded to a shotspotter call saying 18 rounds had been fired.

When police arrived they said found a woman shot in the arm outside of a car and a man inside the car unresponsive he was taken to Community Regional Medical Center where he died.

The man who died was later identified as 38-year-old Kenneth Butler. Police say he was targeted by the shooter, but investigators are not releasing a motive at this time.

If you have any information contact the Fresno Police Department at (559) 621-7000.

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