Teen shot and killed in northeast Fresno, police say

Crime

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A teen was shot and killed early Thursday morning in northeast Fresno, according to Fresno police officers.

According to investigators, when officers arrived on the scene near Barstow and Angus avenues at approximately 1:10 a.m., they found an 18-year-old male with several gunshot wounds.

Detectives interviewed witnesses who stated that the victim had used an app to arrange to purchase an item. Witnesses went on to describe seeing the victim walk away before hearing gunshots, according to police.

The victim was able to run into the apartment to call police, detectives say.

He was transported to a local hospital where he died.

If you have any information, you’re asked to contact the Fresno Police Department at (559) 621-7000.

This article has been edited to reflect the age of the victim. Originally police reported the victim as a juvenile male. Later reports from the Fresno Police Department listed him as an 18-year-old male.

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