Gang Members Shoot At Fresno Police Officer In Case Of Mistaken Identity

Fresno Police are investigating an officer involved shooting that happened at Cedar and Butler Monday night.

Police Chief Jerry Dyer says that the officer was in his personal car when a white Honda drove up to him. Dyer says the 4 people in the car asked which gang the officer was affiliated with. Then police say the men fired at the officer at least 6 times.

The police chief says the officer fired back and injured 3 of the men in the car.

Police say 2 of the gang members were dropped off at the hospital. The fourth gang member was arrested during a traffic stop.

The officer was on his way to work when the shooting happened. He has been placed on administrative leave while the investigation continues.