A deceased man found lying on the ground in central Fresno Tuesday night was hit by a vehicle, not shot, Fresno police reported Wednesday.
The man in his 30s was found east of Gettysburg Avenue and Augusta Street after Fresno police received calls about a shooting around 8 p.m., said Lt. Mark Hudson. It was determined that the victim was struck by a vehicle. Lt. Joe Gomez said Wednesday that the man did not sustain gunshot wounds.
Witnesses later reported seeing a vehicle with major frontal damage south of the scene, near Holland Avenue and Fresno Street, Hudson said after the incident. Officials believed they found the driver linked to the incident.