W. Lincoln and S. James, Tranquillity

At 1:40 pm on Wednesday, dispatchers with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office received a report of shots being fired.

Deputies responded to a home on W. Lincoln Ave., just west of S. James Road in Tranquillity.  Deputies were directed to a travel trailer parked on the property.  Inside they found a man who had been shot and was deceased.  Deputies detained several people on the property for questioning.

Homicide detectives and members of the Crime Scene Unit arrived at the scene to begin an investigation.  By speaking with the people detained, detectives hope to get a better understanding of the disturbance that took place.  This should ultimately help determine what role each person played and if any arrests will be made.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who wishes to share information they believe might be relative to this case is asked to contact Detective Frank Perez at 559-600-8207.  You may also contact Valley Crime Stoppers (559) 498-7867 or www.valleycrimestoppers.org  You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.


Contact Information

Tony Botti
Public Information Officer
(559) 600-8137
Tony.Botti@fresnosheriff.org