Man dies after being shot in the back, homicide investigation underway in central Fresno

The man was rushed to Community Regional Medical Center, where he later died.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A homicide investigation is underway in central Fresno after a man was shot on Friday morning.

Fresno police were called to the area of Belmont Avenue and Fulton Street just after 3:00 am.

A woman reported a man had been shot. Officers found a small gunshot wound in his back.

The man was rushed to Community Regional Medical Center, where he later died.

Police identified the man as 24-year-old Jacob Williams of Fresno.

Further information regarding what led up to the gunfire or a motive for the shooting has not been released.

Police have the area blocked off as detectives continue their investigation.
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