FROENO, CA. (THECOUNT) — At least four people were shot dead and multiple injured while attending a Sunday Night Football party in central California, according to sources.
Police say, “unknown suspects” sneaked into a Fresno, California, backyard packed with people attending a party and opened fire into the crowd, police said.
Although many children and females attended the gathering, police indicated the victims were all male and of Asian decent.
The shooting took place about 6 p.m. on the Fresno’s southeast side, where people were gathered to watch a football game, Fresno Police Lt. Bill Dooley said.
Deputy Chief Michael Reid told the Fresno Bee and the KSEE/KGPE TV stations that a total of 10 people were shot, with three found dead in the backyard. A fourth person died at the hospital. Six others are expected to survive and are recovering at the hospital, reports NewsObserver.
The shooting remains under investigation.
Anyone with possible information should contact police.
Geo quick facts: Fresno is a city in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Created in the early 1900s, Forestiere Underground Gardens consists of Roman-catacombs-inspired subterranean passages and courtyards. Fresno Chaffee Zoo has sea lions and a stingray touch pool. Sprawling, trail-lined Woodward Park is home to the Shinzen Japanese Garden. The city is a base for Yosemite National Park, with its waterfalls and giant rock formations – wikipedia.