Fresno Police Investigate 29th Murder in 2021




Fresno Police said they found a man dead on a sidewalk early Tuesday morning in Fresno.

The man was found around 1:30 p.m. in the area of Belmont Ave. and Orchard St. Tuesday. Officers said the 38-year-old was not responsive, and had visible trauma to his body, including a puncture wound to the back.

Police said they tried CPR on the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives were in the area for several hours after, looking for potential witnesses and surveillance cameras in the area.

No arrests had been made early Tuesday.

Fresno Police say this is the 29th murder in the City of Fresno in 2021

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