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Man found shot to death in Fresno home. Neighbors alerted police to foul smell inside

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UPDATE: The Fresno County Coroner’s Office identified the victim Tuesday as Harvey Herring, 41, of Fresno.

Fresno police detectives are investigating a homicide after a neighbor reported a foul smell coming from an apartment in central Fresno.

Police around 8 a.m. Tuesday found Herring shot to death inside an apartment near McKinley and Brooks avenues, Lt. Mark Hudson reported.

Hudson declined to say whether investigators found any weapons in connection with the investigation.

Investigators were interviewing people in the area into the afternoon Tuesday.

“Detectives are on scene trying to gather information on how this happened and who was involved,” Hudson said.

No suspects have been named. It was unclear whether Herring lived alone or exactly when he died.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Fresno Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 559-498-STOP. Tipsters who provide information that leads to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward.

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Brianna Calix covers politics and investigations for The Bee, where she works to hold public officials accountable and shine a light on issues that deeply affect residents’ lives. She previously worked for The Bee’s sister paper, the Merced Sun-Star, and earned her bachelor’s degree from Fresno State.
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