Fresno Coroner Identifies Man Killed by Police

January 27, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
The Fresno County coroner has identified the man killed in a police shooting Saturday night in east central Fresno but they are not releasing his name until next of kin is notified.It happened after 9pm near Clovis and Ashlan Avenues.

Investigators say a Fresno police tactical unit was following a robbery suspect in the area. They say the suspect shot at the officers and they returned fire. The suspect was killed.

The Fresno County Sheriff's Department is handling the investigation because it happened in a county pocket.