(Photo courtesy: Fresno County Sheriff’s Office)
(KMJ) – A man in his 50’s is dead and another man is seriously injured following a weekend shooting in Parlier.
Fresno County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives were called to the intersection of Parlier and Whitener Avenues just before 4:30 p.m. Sunday following a 9-1-1 call for shots fired.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, the Parlier Police Department were initially a called to the scene. When officers arrived, they found two men injured on the sidewalk in front of El Rancho Market. The older man was deceased and EMS rushed the younger man to the hospital. The names of either victim has yet to be released.
Parlier Police requested Sheriff’s detectives respond to the scene to take the lead in the investigation. Witnesses say there was an altercation between three men, which lead to gunshots and the suspect fleeing the area.
Now the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office asks anyone who wishes to share information, videos or photos related to this case is asked to contact Detective Juan Galindo at 559-600-8215. You may also contact Valley Crime Stoppers (559) 498-7867 or www.valleycrimestoppers.org.