FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Fresno police held a news conference Tuesday to address a domestic violence-related shooting that occurred on Friday in northeast Fresno.
On Friday morning, officers received a call of gunshots fired in the area of First Street and Herndon Avenue. When officers responded, they found a 41-year-old woman suffering from two gunshot wounds to her upper body. The woman was taken to an area hospital where she is listed in critical but stable condition.
Police say the shooter left the scene soon after the shooting but detectives quickly identified him as the woman’s ex-boyfriend, Mario Colombo.
Colombo was arrested on several charges including attempted first-degree murder, aggravated mayhem, stalking, and criminal threats,
Jack Noriega was also arrested after police say it was discovered that he was driving the vehicle Colombo had fired the shots from.
A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the woman’s family as she recovers in the hospital.