FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The man who was shot and killed in central Fresno on Monday has been identified as 24-year-old Benito Cortez.
The Fresno Police Department says it happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Union Avenue near Cedar Avenue, about a block south of McLane High School.
Shortly before the shooting, witnesses said they heard a verbal argument between the suspect and Cortez.
A deputy with the Fresno County Sheriff's Office was in the area and found Cortez in the roadway with a gunshot wound.
No information on a possible gunman has been released.
This was Fresno's 27th homicide of the year.
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