Driver crashes into central Fresno school fence after being shot, police say

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FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) — The Fresno Police Department is investigating a shooting in central Fresno on Monday morning.

The shooting happened around 9:00 a.m. near Pleasant and Emerson avenues.

Police said they received several 911 calls reporting a shooting and a call from Community Regional Medical Center about a gunshot wound victim that was dropped off.

Authorities said two cars were chasing each other when shots were fired. When officers arrived, they said they found shell casings in the area and a car that had crashed into a fence.

Police said the victim had crashed his car into the fence after being shot and ran from the scene through Slater Elementary School.

He was then reportedly picked up by someone and dropped off at CRMC.  

The victim’s injuries aren’t considered to be life-threatening.

If you have any information contact the Fresno Police Department at (559) 621-7000.

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