“Several” people were reported dead and multiple others were wounded, authorities told Fresno’s FOX 26.
A Twitter message from reporter Marie Edinger later said four people were dead and six were wounded.
UPDATE: 4 people killed and 6 more injured at a house on Lamona. All of the victims are Asian men between 25 and 35 years old.
A family was having a football party of about 3 dozen people, when someone came up on foot and started shooting at people in the back yard around 8PM pic.twitter.com/rVIw8uWXLK
— Marie Edinger KMPH (@MarieEdinger) November 18, 2019
“Officers arrived on scene. … What we found were several individuals deceased in the backyard,” Lt. Bill Dooley of the Fresno Police department told the Fresno Bee. “We do have multiple shooting victims. We’re not releasing the total number yet.”
“What we do know is that this was a gathering, a family and friend gathering in the backyard,” Dooley said. “Everyone was watching football this evening when unknown suspects approached the residence, snuck into the backyard and opened fire.”
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.