Crime

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.

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