Police: 3 injured in NW Fresno shooting, appears to be gang-related


FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Three people were injured Saturday night in a northwest Fresno shooting that appeared to be gang-related, according to Fresno Police.

Officers received reports of gunfire around 10:40 p.m. in the area of Fairmont and Holt avenues, said Lt. Stephen Viveros. Arriving officers were told that a victim was laying in the front yard of a residence.

No victims were found by officers but evidence of them was found.

Officers searched the area while a helicopter was called to Community Regional Medical Center to search for any victims that may be dropped off, Viveros said. Three victims were spotted being taken into the hospital.

Police said all three victims were suffering gunshot wounds to their lower bodies but the injuries were not life threatening.

The victims did not cooperate with officers but were determined to have been related to the shooting.

Viveros said the shooting was gang-related but officers do not have a motive.

The shooting remains under investigation. No suspects have been identified.

For local, national, and breaking news, and to get weather alerts, download our FREE mobile app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

CBS47 On Your Side

Do you have a problem that you need help solving? Contact CBS47 and let us be On Your Side.

Phone: 559-761-0383
Email: OnYourSide@cbsfresno.com

Images from Armenia

Small patients in Armenia
Yerevan by night.
Dr. Jeff Thomas delivers.
Dr. Jeff Thomas delivers in Gyumri.
Doctors unpack medical supplies from The Central Valley.
Fresno Medical Mission at work.
Medical Supplies being unloaded.
Fresno Medical Mission at the ready.
KSEE24 crew witnesses the miracle of life in Gyumri, Armenia.
Life saving work of Central Valley surgeons in Armenia.
Ribbon cutting on new surgical center in Ashtarak Armenia. Fresno donors made this dream come true.
KSEE24 on assignment with the Fresno Medical Mission
Honorary Consulate to Armenia Berj Apkarian explains the crisis facing one hospital.
KSEE24's Stefani Booroojian and Kevin Mahan at the meeting with President Bako Sahakyan.
Medical Meeting in Artsakh.
The President of Artsakh meets with the Fresno Medical Mission.
Learning modern medicine techniques with the Fresno Medical Mission in surgery.
Leaning in for a look. Dr. Brien Tonkinson holds class and helps a patient in Armenia.
Fresno Medical Mission cares on one of the smallest patients in the region. Six-year old Yanna receives life-changing better breathing surgery.