SUAB HMONG NEWS (06/06/2017) — Fresno Police responded to 911 calls for gunfire started at east-central Fresno home near 5267 E. Hammond Ave. at around 8:00 A.M. on June 6, 2017.
Police Chief Jerry Dyer said detectives were trying to determine whether a home invasion, an attempted drug rip off or perhaps something else started the shooting.
Police Chief Jerry Dyer said in a press conference that when the officers arrived at the scene, they noticed that there was an African male in his 20s deceived in a passenger seat inside a car. Also a second African male in his 20s was outside of the vehicle had gunshot wounds. After additional officers arrived at the scene, the officers entered the residence and found two more people have been shot inside. One of those appeared to be a Southeast Asian male in his late 50s or early 60s has been shots in his upper body. Also a 30-year-old Southeast Asian male had gunshot wounds to the shoulder area.
“What we do know is the two African American males found outside are deceased. The Southeast Asian gentlemen whose is in his late 50s or early 60s is also deceased and the 30-year-old is being treat at the hospital for gun shots” said Jerry Dyer, Fresno Police Chief.
The Asian male in his late 50s or early 60s identified as Chong Yang.
The following information has been posted on the Connie Tran, KSEE24 facebook page:
The Fresno Police Department continues to investigate a shootout between two black men against two Southeast Asian men. The shooting occurred this morning around 8am near Peach and Olive. Chief Jerry Dyer says two black male adults went into a house and had a gun fight with the two Asian males inside. As a result, the two black males died and one of the Asian males died. The Asian male who died has been identified to me by family members as Chong Yang, and his son is still in the hospital suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the shoulder.