Man dies in Southwest Fresno shooting

May 26, 2013 12:37:51 AM PDT
Fresno police officers were called to the Family Express Food store and gas station, located at Fresno and B Street for a victim of a shooting. After arriving, officers located the victim, 21 year old Fresno resident Aaron Foster in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound.

Foster was transported to Community Regional Medical Center where he died of his injuries. Another adult male that was standing in the parking lot, not associated with Foster, was also struck by gunfire. This victim was treated at CRMC for a non-life threatening gunshot wound and released.

The suspect remains unidentified and the motive for the shooting is still under investigation. It is not known at this time if this shooting is gang motivated.

If anyone has information regarding the murder of Aaron Foster, they are asked to call Fresno Police Department Homicide Detectives Leo Martinez at (559) 621-2441 or Jennifer Federico at (559) 621-2449.

This is the 17th murder this year. This time last year, the city had 21 murders.


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