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Authorities investigate man’s shooting death in Huron as homicide


HURON, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Authorities in Huron are investigating the shooting death of a man late Thursday night as a homicide.

The victim was identified by Fresno County Sheriff’s Office as 40-year-old Leonel Avalos of Huon. He was found after a 911 call around 11:15 p.m. about shots fired in the area of 6th and O streets.

The incident marks the third homicide of the year in Huron.

Fresno County Sheriff’s Office says no arrests have been made at this time. Investigators ask anyone with information about the shooting to contact the sheriff’s office on 559-600-3111 or contact Detective Gary Haslam on 559-600-8209.

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