Deputies received reports of shots fired in the area of Cornelia and Cortland Avenues just after midnight on Saturday.
Deputies quickly responded and found the two victims on the ground.
They were taken to a local hospital where the man died.
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Around 12:15 am deputies arrived at a home on the 3200 block of N. Cornelia Ave. & found two young men suffering from gunshot wounds. One died. Send tips to Detective Gary Haslam 559-600-8209 or @ValleyCrimeStop (559) 498-7867. pic.twitter.com/3TGu1iWict
He has been identified as 21-year-old Jose Luis Perez Jr..
The 16-year-old is being treated for his injuries.
It's believed he will recover.
Investigators are still trying to determine what led up to this shooting and the possible motive.
If you have information related to this case, you are urged to contact Detective Gary Haslam at 559-600-8209.