Man Murdered In Fresno Wednesday Night

Fresno police are investigating a murder in the area of Chance and Woodward in Southeast Fresno late Wednesday night.

Officers were called to the scene just before midnight, for reports of shots fired. When they arrived, they found a 48-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. He was conscious and breathing and was even talking with police when he was taken to Community Regional Medical Center. The victim died at the hospital three hours later.

A 47-year-old woman had been seen with the man moments before the shooting. Officers tracked her down, but are not sure how she may be connected to the shooting.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Fresno Police Department.