Injured man seeking help at grocery store in Central Fresno, police say

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FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) – An injured juvenile entered a Foods Co. in Central Fresno looking for help, police say.

Police reported to the Foods Co. on Shields and First Avenues, just before 2 p.m on Saturday afternoon.

Authorities say the juvenile drove his truck to the grocery store seeking help. They say the juvenile parked in front of the grocery store and ran yelling “I’ve been shot.”

A security guard at the store called 9-1-1, while a samaritan helped him by wrapping a tourniquet around his arm to stop the bleeding.

The victim was transported to the hospital.

The victim was shot one time on his left arm, his truck had been struck about three times when he was driving between Millbrook and First Avenues, according to police.

Police say the victim is not in critical condition.

Authorities are still investigating and believe it could be gang-related.

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