Fresno, Fresno Police Department, Hmong Community

Fresno, Fresno Police Department

Targeted mass shooting in Fresno backyard kills 4, injures 6; suspects at large

10 shot, 4 dead, as family gathered to watch football game in Fresno

19.11.2019

10 shot, 4 dead, as family gathered to watch football game in Fresno

A search is on for the gunmen who killed four and injured six others in a 'targeted' mass shooting in a Fresno , California, backyard Sunday night, authorities said. About 30 people were at the Fresno home for a 'quiet' and 'peaceful' family party to watch football before

Just before 8 p.m. local time, at least two suspects, both armed with pistols, walked into the backyard"and began immediately firing into the crowd," Hall said.

The CEO of the Fresno Center, Pao Yang, said two of the victims who died were well-known singers in the Hmong community.

The suspects never entered the home, where the rest of the partygoers were, according to police. Witnesses described only seeing flashes of light from the gun, the chief said.

Authorities are"investigating several leads" and the Fresno Police Department is forming an Asian gang task force, according to Hall. Fresno Police Capt. Anthony Martinez said the shooting was in a district with a lot Hispanic families and Southeast Asian families, especially those from the Hmong community.

Two of the injured victims remain in the hospital and are in stable condition, Hall noted.

Read more: Yahoo News

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