Authorities identify man killed after shot in the chest in southeast Fresno


FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) — A man who was shot in the chest Saturday afternoon in southeast Fresno has died, the Fresno Police Department said Sunday.

The victim was identified late Sunday morning as Florentino, Higuera, 43, of Fresno, by the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office.

Officers responded to a Shotspotter call near Mckenzie Avenue and Ninth Street around 1:15 p.m. after a report of a disturbance that was taking place outside a home, Lt. Carl McKnight said.

The victim, a man identified as a man in his 40s, taken to Community Regional Medical Center for treatment.

McKnight said Sunday morning that the victim was pronounced dead around 4:15 p.m. Saturday.

Police say there was a relationship between the shooter and the victim, but the relationship still undetermined.

Authorities are still investigating.

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