Fresno Police says man armed with gun detained by resident with gun

Crime

A man was detained by a resident with a gun until police arrived on Wednesday after there was a report of a man on a bike with a gun, the Fresno Police Department said.

Fresno Police responded to the call around 11 a.m. to the area of Clovis Avenue and Kings Canyon Road, but when officers arrived the man took off jumping fences.

A witness said the man had put the gun in his backpack.

The resident, armed with a gun, along with his dog detained the suspect until officers arrived.

The suspect was taken into custody.

No other information was immediately available.

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