According to Fresno police officer Bill Dooley, the shooting took place about 6 p.m. at a backyard party, behind a house where shooting suspects fired into a crowd.
“Officers arrived on scene – what we found were several individuals deceased in the backyard.” he said. “We do have multiple shooting victims. We’re not releasing the total number yet.”
Four people were killed and six more were injured, according to Fresno police.
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
BREAKING UPDATE: The Fresno Police Department says at least 9 people have been shot and multiple people killed at a home near Peach and Olive.— Marie Edinger KMPH (@MarieEdinger) November 18, 2019
FPD says family and friends were watching a football game in their back yard when random people came up and started shooting pic.twitter.com/iSN0DbIxlV
The exact number of people who died in the incident hasn't been reported so far.
Breaking: ATF San Francisco Field Division special agents are responding to shooting in Fresno, CA. pic.twitter.com/WO6PLfGR9D— ATF San Francisco (@ATFSanFrancisco) November 18, 2019
According to local media, some of the injured were taken to Community Regional Medical Center in critical condition, while others are in critical but stable condition.