A man died from a gunshot wound Saturday night after police found him lying in a walkway in the 900 block of North Van Ness Avenue near the Tower District, Fresno police said.
Fresno police said officers were called out to the scene just after 11 p.m. to find the man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center where he died just before midnight, police said.
On Monday, the Fresno County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Charles Mitchell, 27, of Fresno.
Police are searching for more witnesses to determine a motive, and anyone with information is asked to call the Fresno Police Department at 559-621-7000 or anonymously at 559-498-STOP.
Police said this is the 25th homicide of the year, compared to 32 at this time in 2015.