Man dies after shooting in Earlimart

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Tulare County sheriff's deputies say a man in his 20s has died after being shot in Earlimart.

The shooting happened just before 7:30 pm near Sutter Avenue near State Street, across from Earlimart Middle School.

Deputies say several shots were fired, and the victim died at the scene.

No one else was injured.

Investigators say several people were nearby at the time of the incident, but are giving conflicting reports of what happened.

"We are getting some conflicting stories on exactly what occurred right now, but fortunately we're early on in the investigation, and we're trying to figure out what happened," said Tulare County Sheriff's Lt. Joe Torres.

Authorities are still interviewing witnesses and searching through surveillance video for more information about the suspect.
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