At Least 9 People Shot while Watching Football Game in California

Several Killed in Fresno Shooting Sunday Night During Family Gathering


Fresno police said at least 9 people were shot Sunday night when they were gathered to watch a football match in Fresno.

Several of them died, and several others remain hospitalized in critical condition.

The shooting happened at a Fresno home on Lamona Avenue off of Peach Avenue just after 6:00 p.m. during a family gathering.

Authorities said the victims had gathered to watch a football game when a suspect got into the backyard and opened fire.

A local news source said 4 people died and six others were injured in the incident. All the victims were Asian men between the ages of 25 and 35, as per the article. Information about the identity of the suspect and whether they have been arrested or not was not mentioned.

Bill Dooley, a lieutenant with the Fresno Police Department, said this was a mass casualty shooting.

The victims were hospitalized at Fresno’s Community Regional Medical Center in critical or critical but stable condition.

The shooting is under an investigation.