Man found shot in the head inside crashed car in northeast Fresno

Local News

FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) — A man is in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head after security found him passed out​ and crash​ed against a brick wall in northeast Fresno, according to Fresno Police officers.

Officers said they were called to the area of Cedar and Sierra avenues at Rotary Park East around 11:00 p.m. Thursday regarding a car that crashed into a brick wall.

Fresno Police Lieutenant Israel Reyes said when officers arrived, they noticed that the man was gasping for air and had blood all over his head and appeared to be a victim of a gunshot wound to the head.

A handgun was found in the car and police said they originally thought the wound was self-inflicted​. ​After investigating, ​officers said they believe he was actually a victim. 

Police said the victim was transported to Community Reginal Medical center in critical condition. 

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

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.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