Man shot and killed in east central Fresno identified

Emergency crews tried to help the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The man who was killed after being shot twice in east central Fresno on Friday has been identified as 33-year-old Samuel White.

Officers responded to reports of a disturbance on Tyler Avenue near Recreation Avenue around 9:35 a.m.

Emergency crews rushed White to Community Regional Medical Center, where he died.



Police say it's unclear if White lived in the area. Investigators are speaking with neighbors to find potential witnesses.

A motive for the shooting has not been released, but detectives say White was in the road when he was shot.
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