Sanger Police investigate a deadly shooting

SANGER, Calif.

The incident happened around midnight near Fifth Street and K Street in Sanger. Authorities said 26-year-old Jose Velazquez was found shot in the front yard of a home.

A short time later, Parlier Police pulled over a S.U.V. that matched a description of a vehicle seen leaving the scene of the shooting. Two people inside that the vehicle were arrested, but a third person ran away. Inside the vehicle officers found alcohol and a gun.

Investigators are still trying to determine if the people in the S.U.V. are connected to the shooting.


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