Police identify man shot and killed in central Fresno

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Monday, March 21, 2022
Police identify man shot and killed in central Fresno
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Authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed in central Fresno over the weekend as 30-year-old Corey Childress.

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed in central Fresno over the weekend as 30-year-old Corey Childress.

It happened around 2:15 pm on Sunday near Tollhouse Road and Saginaw Way.

Police say Childress was driving a white sedan when someone approached him and opened fire on his car.

Investigators say several shots were fired, hitting Childress and at least two houses.

When first responders arrived, they found his car crashed into the garage of a house.

He was rushed into surgery at Community Regional Medical Center, but he did not survive his injuries.

Police say Childress does not have any gang ties, but investigators do believe that he was the intended target.

Detectives have not released a suspect description. Anyone with information is asked to call the Fresno Police Department.

This is the tenth homicide of the year in Fresno.