Homicide detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office are looking for the person(s) responsible for shooting 40 year old Leonel Avalos of Huron.
Around 11:15 pm on Thursday, May 28th , Huron Police responded to a call of shots fired on the 16000 block of 6th Street in Huron. Officers found a man, later identified as Leonel Avalos, outside a home suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers attempted to give him medical aid, but he passed away at the scene. This marks the third homicide of the year in the City of Huron.
Huron Police requested the Sheriff’s Office take over the investigation. Detectives and our Crime Scene Unit responded to the scene. No arrests have been made.
Detectives are asking community members to contact our office if they have any information to help with the investigation.
Call the Fresno Sheriff’s Office at (559) 600-3111, Detective Gary Haslam at (559) 600-8209 or Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-7867, http://www.valleycrimestoppers.org You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. You may reference case # 20-5858.