Clovis police responding to a report of gunshots and a disturbance on the 3000 block of Ezie Avenue around 3 a.m. Sunday found a man dead in the road.
The Fresno County Coroner's Office later identified the man as Dewayne Young, 33.
The Coroner's Office was uncertain about his hometown.
Young was shot repeatedly in the chest, police said.
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The incident happened in a neighborhood of single-family homes a short distance behind a shopping center at the northwest corner of Ashlan and Fowler avenues.
Officers went into a house at the scene to see whether anyone else was hurt.
Police said a woman and eight children were in the house at the time of the shooting. All were unhurt.
No other information was available Sunday.