Man fatally shot at northwest Fresno apartment is identified

The Fresno County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who died March 20 after he was shot during an argument with a group of men at a northwest Fresno apartment complex.

Javari Woods, 17, died on his way to Community Regional Medical Center after he was shot point-blank in front of his friends and several neighbors.

The incident happened around 5 p.m. in the 4900 block of North Holt Avenue, off West Fairmont Avenue. A man accompanied by friends was approached by another group of about five to 10 men, Fresno police said.

When an argument escalated, one man pulled out a gun and fired several shots at Woods.