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Southeast Fresno shootout kills one, injures others at July 4 gathering, police say

Fresno police say one person was killed late Thursday in a shootout between two groups of people, reported at 10:48 p.m. near the 4700 block of East Hamilton Avenue near Whitney Avenue.

Police said a Fourth of July block party was happening at a house, when a conflict erupted between the two groups. An exchange of gunfire happened. The person who died was both shot and ran over by a car during the conflict.

Three other people were shot and taken to the hospital. Two of the victims are in stable condition, while another is in critical condition.

The motive remains under investigation.

This story will be updated.

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