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.