Man shot by Fresno deputies in standoff, sheriff's office says. He fired at least once




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  • 2022-12-06 14:14:43Z
  • By Fresno Bee

A man was shot by deputies Tuesday following a standoff just outside Fresno, according to the Fresno County Sheriff's Office.

The shooting happened about 5:20 a.m. in the area of Belmont and Wintergreen avenues across from Belmont Country Club, according to deputies.

The man fired at deputies and hit a patrol car about 3 a.m before the standoff, spokesperson Tony Botti said. No deputies were injured.

The status of the man shot was not immediately available.

During the incident, the man damaged a large propane tank, Botti said. As a precaution to the possibility of leaking gas, nearby homes were evacuated.

Deputies shot a man who they say fired at law enforcement during a standoff near Belmont and Wintergreen avenues, according to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies shot a man who they say fired at law enforcement during a standoff near Belmont and Wintergreen avenues, according to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office.  
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