Teenage boy shot and killed in San Joaquin, deputies say


FRESNO, California (KGPE) – A 16-year-old boy has been killed following a shooting in San Joaquin.

Fresno County Sheriff’s Office says the 911 call came around 9 p.m. Monday from the Garden Valley Apartments near Cherry Lane and Sutter Avenue.

Deputies say the 16-year-old boy had been shot and killed and his older brother in his 20s had been injured. He was being rushed to the hospital by family when deputies made a traffic stop on the vehicle, believing there was a suspect inside. An ambulance then took the second victim to the hospital.

The Sheriff’s Office has not identified the identity of either victim. Homicide detectives continue to investigate the scene of the crime.

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