Two women hospitalized after a shooting in southwest Fresno, police say

Crime

FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) – Two women were taken to the hospital on Wednesday after a shooting in southwest Fresno, the Fresno Police Department said.

The shooting happened around 7 a.m near south Ivy and east Lorena avenues.

The suspect came to a house and started shooting. Two women were hit with gunfire — one in the back and the other in the leg.

Police said one victim was taken to Community Regional Medical Center by ambulance; the second victim was transported by a car. Their conditions are unknown.

The suspect got away.

“The investigation is ongoing in regards to motive, but this is not a random incident and we do have information as to why this happened,” Fresno Police Capt. Joe Alvarez said.

Alvarez said the victims were being treated and were expected to be released soon.

No other details were immediately available.

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

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