Fresno, CA-California police are on the hunt Monday for a group of “unknown suspects” who opened fire last night at a backyard football viewing party in Fresno and left four people dead.
Authorities say 10 people were hit with gunfire during the incident, which occurred around 8 p.m.
Three people were reported dead at the scene, while a fourth succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital. Five of those wounded had non-life threatening injuries while a sixth person is being treated after he was grazed by a bullet, according to Fresno Deputy Chief Michael Reid.
“What we do know is that this was a gathering, a family and friend gathering in the backyard,” Lt. Bill Dooley reported.
“Everyone was watching football this evening when unknown suspects approached the residence, snuck into the backyard and opened fire.”
During a news conference, Reid stated that all 10 victim were Asian males between the ages of 25 and 35, and there were about three dozen people at the party.
There are no descriptions of the suspects at this time.