Two Men Shot by Clovis Police after Chase

November 19, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Two men are in custody in connection with a chase and officer involved shooting in Fresno and Clovis. Police arrested 32 year old Lupe Nieto and 18 year old Martin Espinoza on charges of assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer.Clovis Police received a call around 7:30 Thursday morning about a man with a gun in the city of Clovis. When officers arrived on scene, a chase began. Officers eventually caught up with two suspects in East Central Fresno. Both suspects were shot.

Espinoza is still in the hospital Thursday night, in fair condition. Nieto was released to police custody.