Fresno PD investigating suspicious death of 17-year-old in Southeast Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Police are investigating a suspicious shooting death in Southeast Fresno; it happened just before noon at a home near Iowa and 9th.

Police are now saying the 17-year-old likely died from a self-inflicted gunshot, but are still investigating.

Police questioned two teenagers who they believed witnessed the shooting. One of those teenagers is a 16-year-old who lives at the property and goes to McLane High School and that teen told police he was in the front yard when he heard a gunshot from inside the house. He says when he went inside his friend was shot in the back room and a suspect in a white shirt was running out of the house.

The other teenager who is in custody told police he walked up to the house as the 16-year-old was walking back out.

Police are searching the property inside and out to see if there is any evidence that will help corroborate the teenagers' story.

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