Man Gunned Down, Police Ask Public’s Help with Fresno’s 3rd Homicide of 2020

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FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Fresno Police are asking for the public’s help with a murder investigation, the 3rd homicide for 2020.

On January 12, 2020, at approximately 2:00am, police said ShotSpotter showed multiple rounds being fired in Southeast Fresno.

Patrol Officers responded to the 4500 block of E. Turner.

Officers found 26 year old Brandon Thompson on the sidewalk

He was immediately transported to CRMC where he later died of his injuries.

Police said Thompson was unarmed and simply walking home at the time of the shooting.

They are not releasing a motive at this time.

Anyone calling with information can remain completely anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at 498-STOP. You may also contact Fresno Police Department – Homicide Detectives M. Mayo at 621- 2421 or B. Barnes at 621- 2449 with information regarding this investigation under Fresno PD Case# 20-002411.

Click to listen to the report by KMJ’s Liz Kern: