Bail bondsman shoots suspect in Southwest Fresno while trying to serve a warrant

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Bail bondsman shoots suspect in Southwest Fresno while trying to serve a warrant

The Fresno Police Department is investigating a shooting in Southwest Fresno that happened while a bail bondsman was serving a warrant.



Police say the shooting occurred around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday near South Hughes Avenue and West Kearney Blvd.

According to police, five bail bondsmen showed up at the home to pick up the suspect after he didn't show up for court. They had a warrant out for his arrest.

The bail bondsmen say the suspect was sitting in a car and when they tried to take him into custody he started to drive away.

Police say that's when one of the bail bondsmen started to shoot at the car and hit the suspect. He suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital.

The suspect was wanted for child endangerment, felony evading and resisting arrest.
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