One person killed in southwest Fresno shooting

Local News
May 04 2021 05:30 pm

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A 26-year old is dead after a drive by shooting in Southwest Fresno, according to the Fresno Police Department.

The shooting was reported just after 5 p.m. in the area of Lorena and Plumas avenues, near the West Fresno Branch Library and Edison High School, police say.

Fresno Police say when they arrived they found a 26-year-old Hispanic man shot in front of a home.

They say CPR was performed and he was transported to CRMC where he died.

“All we received was information that he was out front with a family member when a car drove by and fired multiple shots at him and the car left in unknown direction of travel,” said Lt. Charlie Chamalbide with the Fresno Police Department.

Police say there was another person with the man who was not cooperative with investigators.

Authorities have not released any suspect or vehicle information, but said they have some leads.

As of Saturday night no arrests were made.

Police have not identified the man shot and killed, but did say he is a Hispanic man.

Authorities believe the shooting to be gang related.

“The information we received is that the victim was an active gang member,” said Chamalbide. “We don’t know what the motive for the shooting was at this point but it does appear that he is a gang member.”

Police are looking into nearby surveillance video and ask anyone who may have seen or heard anything to call them immediately.

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