17-year-old dies after being shot in head in northeast Fresno

The case is now being investigated as the city's 39th homicide of the year.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A teenager who was shot in the head in northeast Fresno on July 1 has passed away from his injuries.

Officers say when they responded to the scene on Cedar and Sierra they found 17-year-old Zachary Xayavong inside a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center where he died a week later.

The case is now being investigated as the city's 39th homicide of the year.

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