Man shot and killed near Porterville park


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FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A man was shot and killed near Zalud Park in Porterville Tuesday night, according to Porterville police officers.

Police say they responded to a railroad bed near the park regarding a possible gunshot victim around 8:30 p.m. 

When officers arrived they found a man, 54, who was shot. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Corporal Vargas or Detective Stark at (559) 782-7400.

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