Shortly after the altercation, a gunman opens fire on a car full of people outside Fresno’s bar

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Police are investigating a shooting that took place on Thanksgiving morning outside a bar in Fresno.

Officers responded to the 2:23 a.m. shooting at Ewell’s Place, located at 2742 W. Shaw Ave., following an alert from the Fresno Police Department’s ShotSpotter electronic detection system. Six gunshots were reported.

Four people – three men and a woman – were in the vehicle when shots were fired. None of the victims were hit by gunfire, Lieutenant Mike Gebhart said.

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The victims told officers they were involved in an altercation at Ewell’s with a man they believed was responsible for the parking lot shooting, Gebhart said.

The suspect, a man in a gray sweater, fled on foot.

“Very fortunate that no one was hurt,” said Gebhart.

Anyone with information is asked to call police 559-621-7000.

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