A 17-year-old probationer was arrested Monday after officers with the Fresno Police Department allegedly found a shotgun hidden in his fireplace.
According to police, 12-gauge shotgun rounds were found in a bag and a modified 12-gauge pump-action shotgun had been concealed in the fireplace.
The 17-year-old identified himself as a West Fresno Norte gang member, police said. His probation offense was also firearm-related, according to police.
The Fresno Police Department is offering $500 rewards for information leading to firearm-related arrests. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-7867.