Jamil Mohamed, 21, of Fresno, was shot and killed near a Southeast Fresno convenience store on Friday night. He was identified early Sunday, according to the Fresno County Coroner’s office.
According to the report, before he was shot, Mohamed was involved in an argument outside the Bag-O-Bag convenience store on the northeast corner of Olive and Cedar Avenues at around 11 p.m. He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center where he later died, said police.
“We don’t know if it was gang related,” said the spokesman. “Anyone with any information is asked to contact us at 559-621-7000 or the Gang Tip line at 559-621-GANG (4264).
In other Fresno news, two men were arrested for possession of weapons and drugs in Southwest Fresno Friday night. The men, ages 22 and 20, were sitting in a vehicle in the 1200 block of East Drummond Avenue around 6:15 p.m., said police. After conducting background checks, both men were found to have outstanding warrants and one subject was said to be on felony probation.
As officers told the men to exit the vehicle, they saw a loaded revolver on the floorboard in the driver’s side, and one of the subjects also tried to discard a cylinder located under the seat. Inside of the cylinder officers discovered bundles of heroin, the report said. Also found at the scene were illegal knives and evidence of drug sales. Please call the above numbers if you have any further information.
Fresno Bee: Man Fatally Shot Near Convenience Store Identified