Fresno County Sheriff's Deputy shoots and kills suspect in Mayfair District attacks

Deputies say the man had injured several others and was using a brick as a weapon.

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ByNic Garcia via KFSN logo
Sunday, September 18, 2022
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A Fresno County Sheriff's Deputy shot and killed a suspect in an area commonly known as the Mayfair District.

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Fresno County Sheriff's Deputy shot and killed a suspect on Saturday near East Weldon Avenue & Mayfair Drive East, an area commonly known as the Mayfair District.

Action News has learned that the deputies were first called to the area around 5:20 pm for a report of a stabbing. Officials say there was a disturbance at a home in the area and someone had been stabbed.

When deputies arrived, they found a small group of people, one who had a brick and was using it as a weapon. One of the deputies fired their gun at the man with the brick.

The man was taken to Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno, where he later died.

Multiple other people at the home also needed medical treatment for injuries they received during the earlier stabbing.

Officials say the man who was fatally shot appears to be the same suspect reportedly involved in the stabbing.

Three other adults on the scene needed medical aid, according to the Fresno County Sheriff's Office.

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating and looking for more suspects.