CALIFORNIA — Press Release / Fresno County Sheriff’s Office: Early Monday evening, one of our deputies passed away at a local hospital. He sustained a life-threatening wound after being accidentally shot.
The incident occurred around 3:45 pm on Monday while on duty at a business park near the intersection of Clinton and Winery Avenues in Fresno. After being shot, the deputy was immediately rushed to the hospital.
Fresno County Sheriffs detectives are investigating this incident to determine how the gun was accidentally discharged.
Sheriff Margaret Mims will address the media on Tuesday with more personal details about our deputy and preliminary information on the investigation.