Man dead after shooting near Fresno schools

Man dead after shooting near Fresno schools

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – One person is dead after a shooting that occurred in an apartment complex in Fresno on Thursday less than half a mile away from two Fresno schools, according to the Fresno Police Department.

Police say that at approximately 11:20 a.m. officers responded to an apartment complex close to the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and Chance Avenue in Fresno after a report of a shooting victim. On arrival, officers located a man in his mid-20s suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body.

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The incident location is less than half a mile from Vang Pao Elementary School and Sequoia Middle School.

Despite life-saving measures, and being transported to Community Regional Medical Center, police say the man was pronounced dead at 11:49 a.m.

According to police, there were some witnesses on the scene and investigators are looking for video surveillance. Police released no information about possible suspects.

Police say anyone with information on this case should contact the Fresno Police Department at 559-621-7000.

The investigation is ongoing.

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