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A man was shot while driving Saturday evening in east-central Fresno.
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A man was shot while driving Saturday evening in east-central Fresno.

Police say a man was shot in the wrist while driving Saturday evening in east-central Fresno.

Lt. Jerardo Chamalbide said the 30-year-old man, whose name was not released, told officers he was eastbound on McKinley Avenue in the turning lane to Sierra Vista Avenue when a car pulled up next to his passenger side and fired two or three shots. His vehicle along with his left wrist were hit.

The shooting happened just before 7 p.m.

Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies took the man to Community Regional Medical Center for treatment. The call for help was originally assigned to the sheriff’s office because it came from a Terrace Avenue address in a county island. But when deputies learned that the shooting happened inside city limits, they turned the investigation over to police.

The victim was not able to give a description of the suspect or the vehicle. He is being cooperative and was in stable condition.

Police are still searching for the suspect.

Marilyn Castaneda: 559-441-6087, @MarilynCast98
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