Crime

Fresno gang member sought in shooting

Police are searching for a man they say shot another man in March during an argument in east-central Fresno.

Fresno police Lt. Mark Salazar said that Melvin Franklin, 19, of Fresno, shot at and grazed the 33-year-old victim on March 6 near the intersection of Peach and Olive avenues. Franklin is a verified Flyboys gang member, Salazar said.

Franklin is believed to be hiding out in the Fresno area, Salazar said. The gun used for the shooting has not been found.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-STOP.

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